2,037
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,319
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
67
67%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Roanoke College is a 4-year institution located in Salem, VA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 221 College Lane
Salem, VA  24153
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: admissions@roanoke.edu
Phone: 540-375-2270
Fax: 540-375-2267

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,117
Applied
3,438
Accepted
2,037
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

3,117
Females Applied
2,150
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,000
Males Applied
1,288
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 15th April 1st Yes
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st August 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 584 530 630
SAT Math 559 510 600
ACT Composite 24 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,446
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Fees

1,584
Full-time student fees
13,690
Room & board
6,356
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

34,319
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,817
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
34,197
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,877
Avg. Loan Aid
20,257
Avg. Grant Aid
28,109
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,037
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.77%
Black or African American 5.73%
White or Caucasian 80.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 1.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 4.67%

Gender

Male (42.27%)
Female (57.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 76%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
President's Ball, Alumni Weekend and Fowler Public Policy Lectures

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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co-educational service fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Catholic Campus Ministry, Roanoke College Lutherans, International Club, Colleges Against Cancer and College Republicans

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
campus emergency phones, Maroon Alert system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

221
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 165
Part-time - 56
Male - 105
Female - 116