Roanoke College


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Roanoke College


  • 96% have a job after 6 months
  • 99% have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$24,653 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

March 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Henry Fowler Archives; Fine Arts Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 215,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,791 current serial subscriptions.
  • 336,765 microforms.
  • 9,374 Audio/Visual items.
  • 38,000 e-books.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 170 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service


study skills


minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 65% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 26 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 42% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 96% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events 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
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 85 organizations on campus.
  • 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 Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Tau Delta, Socity of Physics Students, Sigma Pi Sigma, Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society, Theta Alpha Kappa, Xi Theta Chi
  • 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
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, Hillel, Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Achievement, International Club, Lambda Alliance, Shades of Maroon
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Sigma Alpha, American Association of University Women, Amnesty International, Bacchus, Best Buddies, Billiards Club, Campus Activities Board, Cheerleaders, Chess Club, Chi Omega, Cirle K, Climbing Club, College Bowl, College Democrats, College Republicans, Community Service Board, Dance Team, Delta Gamma, Earthbound, Founder’s Ball Committee, Golden Delicious Turkey Knob, Habitat for Humanity, Hiking Club, Historical Society, Hockey Club, Honors Association, Inter Fraternity Council, Inter-Hall Council, Jazz Ensemble, Kappa Alpha, Lions Club, Looking for an Echo (men’s a cappella), Mainstreet (women’s a cappella), Mock Trial Club, Model U. N. Club, Mountain Biking Club, On Concept’s Edge (Literary Magazine), Outdoor Adventures, Paddling Club, Panhellenic Council, Phi Mu, Pi Kappa Alpha, Public Affairs Society, RC Expanded, RC Films, Radio Station, Rawenoch (yearbook), Roanoke College Choirs, Rotoract, Safety & Wellness Action Team, Sexual Assualt Awarenesss and Recovery Team, Sigma Chi, Society for Human Resource Management, Society for the Advancement of Management, Student Government Association, Tech Crew, Wind Ensemble, Women’s Issues Group (WIG), Women’s Rugby Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Brackety Ack (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Roanoke (5), Washington, DC (Dulles) (200)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Lynchburg (40)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Roanoke (7)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.
  • 30% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 22% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 27% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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