221 College LaneSalem, VA 24153-3794 540-375-2270
http://www.roanoke.edu admissions@roanoke.edu
About Roanoke College
  • Year of Foundation 1842
  • Size of Campus 68 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Lutheran
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,936
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 43%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $31,950
  • Room and Board $10,772
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 33
  • Enrollment No. 1,977
Roanoke College develops students as whole persons and prepares them for responsible lives of learning, service, and leadership by promoting their intellectual, ethical, spiritual and personal growth. Roanoke College pursues its mission through an innovative curriculum that combines a core program in the liberal arts, major fields of study in the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities and fine arts, along with career-oriented, specialized programs of study. Roanoke College is committed to being a leading national liberal arts college, a model of experiential learning, and a community committed to open discourse and civil debate as ways of learning and as preparation for service in the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 22%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 27%
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, Hillel, Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Achievement, International Club, Lambda Alliance, Shades of Maroon
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fridays on the Quad, Founders Ball, RC After Dark, Performing Arts Series, Relay for Life, Winterfest, Phi Beta Kappa Charter Week, Fowler Lecture Series, Spring Fling
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Ch
  • Number of frats 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Catholic Campus Ministry, Episcopal Fellowship Group, RC Hillel, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Movement, Society of All Religions, Young Life
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Roanoke (5), Washington, DC (Dulles) (200)
  • Distance to nearest train Lynchburg (40)
  • Distance to nearest bus Roanoke (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartment for single students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 50%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 42%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 96%
  • Number of students using college housing 65%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 38,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Henry Fowler Archives; Fine Arts Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 215,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,791
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 336,765
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,374
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 96%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 99%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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