Roanoke College

Roanoke College (Roanoke) is a private liberal arts college located in the city of Salem in Virginia, United States. Roanoke offers bachelor’s degree programs with over 101 areas of studies including majors, minors, concentrations, and pre-professional programs.

  • Average Tuition USD 42,446
  • Acceptance Rate 67%
  • Students 1,990
  • International Students 3.32%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 50,875
  • Intakes August, mid-January
  • Application Deadline April 15,November 30
  • Transfer yes
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Roanoke College (Roanoke) is home to over 2,000 students. For their bachelor’s degree, students can choose to major in areas such as Art History, Economics, International Relations, Psychology, and Theater. Students at Roanoke can benefit from the multipurpose facilities available on campus, including the C. Homer Bast Physical Education and Recreational Center, the Belk Fitness Center, a game room, libraries, and various food outlets. 

Additionally, with over 100 clubs and organizations, 8 fraternities and sororities, and 27 sports teams, students at Roanoke have endless opportunities. Moreover, students have access to support services for health, safety, career guidance, and counseling. Roanoke offers students accommodation in residence halls equipped with Wi-Fi, laundry rooms, kitchens, and study spaces.

  • 01US News and World Report have ranked Roanoke 135th in the 2019 National Liberal Arts College™ rankings.
  • 02Roanoke has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1, making the learning environment more focused and personal.
  • 0395% of Roanoke graduates have a job or graduate school placement within 6 months of graduation.

Bachelor Programs

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Accounting

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Actuarial Science

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    African and African Diaspora

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture an more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    American Politics

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biolog more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Art

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Art History

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art his more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Biochemistry

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Biology

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Business Information Systems

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Chinese

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Chinese conversation, reading, and compositional skills.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Christian Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Classics and the Ancient Mediterranean

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Communication

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and et more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Communication Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and et more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Creative Writing

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Crime, Deviance and Social Control

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforc more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Criminal Justice

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforc more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Drama Turgy

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literatu more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    East Asian Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture an more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Economics

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient alloc more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Education - Interdisciplinary Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Elementary Education

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teachin more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Engineering

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technologica more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    English

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and litera more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosyst more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Finance

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, a more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Foreign Politics

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, inst more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    French

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Gender and Woman Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    German

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Global Business

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wid more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Health and Exercise Science

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Health and Physical Science

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Health Care Administration

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    History

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in p more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Human Development

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, language more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Human Resource Management

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Information Analysis

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing syst more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    International Relations

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture an more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Italian

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Japanese

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Latin American and Caribbean Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture an more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Legal Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Literary Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Marketing

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relation more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, to more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Medicinal Chemistry

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Middle Education

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teachin more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Music

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock musi more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Neuroscience

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Neurosurgery. The program offers courses that focus on the diagnosis and treatment of injuries of the brain, spinal, or peripher more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Parish Youth Leadership

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theological and practical knowledge of Religious Education. The program offers courses that focus on teaching the fundamentals of religion and different belief systems more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Peace and Justice Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetic more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Physics

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Political Science

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, inst more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Psychology

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Public Health Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; i more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Public History

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; i more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Religious Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theological and practical knowledge of Religious Education. The program offers courses that focus on teaching the fundamentals of religion and different belief systems more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Russian

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Screen Studies

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical a more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Secondary Education

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teachin more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Sociology

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and m more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Spanish

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.  

  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Sport Management

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascu more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Statistics

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effecti more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Teachers of English to speakers of other Languages

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational servic more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Theatre

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Theatre Performance

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and more
  • 221 College Alley, Salem, VA 24153, United States

    Theatrical Design

    USD 42,446 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmak more
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Rankings

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    SchoolApply Ranking 602
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 446
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 135

Admission Requirements

  • Avg Aid to Undergraduate 20706
  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 900
  • Minimum ACT 21

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    International students are offered merit-based scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $19,500 annually.

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    Established in 1842

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    Roanoke College is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and offers NCAA Intercollegiate Division III sports programs in baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, track and field, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and volleyball. In addition, Roanoke offers club sports in baseball, men’s basketball, cheerleading, dance, equestrian, fishing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, men’s & women’s soccer, powerlifting, rugby, tennis, and ultimate Frisbee.

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