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Roanoke College

Salem, Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
1,920
Roanoke College overview
Location Salem, Virginia
Online roanoke.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize Suburban
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Roanoke College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Salem, Virginia, Roanoke College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,296 prospective students applied, and 4,138 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 468 enrolled in the school.  1,883 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 37 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $45,200 plus fees of $1,820. Roanoke College is ranked 333 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

Roanoke College is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Roanoke College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1040/1240
ACT 21/28
Weighted GPA 3.55
Applications Accepted
78.1% 
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$45,200
Costs for Roanoke College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,820
Room and Board $14,580
Budget for Other Expenses$2,250
Total One Year Cost$64,850

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
69% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Roanoke College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Social Sciences 16%
Psychology 10%
History 9%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233426 IPEDS survey data for Roanoke College.

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