Roanoke College Overview

Student population

Address221 College Lane
Salem, VA
School Websitewww.roanoke.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Roanoke College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Salem, Virginia that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,122 students applied to Roanoke College. Of those students, 3,713 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Roanoke College was $42,446, in addition to fees of $1,709. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Roanoke College.

Roanoke College has a 67% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Roanoke College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Roanoke College acceptance rate is 72%. To put this into perspective, 3,713 of the 5,122 students who applied to Roanoke College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Roanoke College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Roanoke College had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Roanoke College was between 22 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Roanoke College as part of their application.

Roanoke College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Roanoke College, the tuition for in-state residents is $42,446. Combined with fees of $1,709, room and board costs of $13,690, other expenses of $2,250 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $44,155 in tuition.

Students at Roanoke College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Roanoke College was $4,749 last year, with 24% of students being awarded federal aid.

Roanoke College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Roanoke College.

Roanoke College has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Virginia residents; in fact, 54% of all students reside in Virginia. However, 44% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Roanoke College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Roanoke College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
HISTORY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION

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