Roanoke College

221 College Lane, Salem, VA
Christian college

Questions and Answers about Roanoke College

Hannah S.
8 months ago
What are the different clubs that Roanoke College offers?
Roanoke College
With more than 140 clubs and organizations, 27 varsity and club teams, 8 fraternities and sororities, and 5 religious groups, there's something for everyone at Roanoke College! You can learn more at
Andrea F.
9 months ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that Roanoke College offers?
Roanoke College
Information on scholarships and financial aid at Roanoke College can be found at Currently, we offer merit aid, need-based aid, as well as selective programs that incoming students can apply for additional financial scholarships on offer.
Andrea F.
9 months ago
Are freshmen required to live on campus at Roanoke College?
Roanoke College
Freshmen are required to live on campus, as we are a four-year residential campus, with housing guaranteed for all four years at Roanoke. There are currently six residence halls for freshmen to select from depending on their preferences.
Adrienne M.
9 months ago
Is the Roanoke campus setting active or quiet?
Roanoke College
Campus life at Roanoke College keeps our students active and engaged all throughout the year. From cheering our varsity teams on, to exciting prizes to be won at weekly bingo, there's an activity for everyone on campus, with events hosted throughout the week and into the weekend! The local area of both the city of Salem and downtown Roanoke surrounding the campus also has plenty to offer from great dining, outdoor exploration, shopping, and entertainment.
Elizabeth K.
1 year ago
What type of assistance does Roanoke College offer to help students secure internships or first jobs?
Roanoke College
Students are able to connect with The PLACE, which is the on-campus center dedicated to helping students find their place through Purpose, Life, And Career Exploration. Staff at The PLACE help students connect with internships and job opportunities in the immediate area, and across the globe by utilizing our robust alumni network. Students can also utilize PLACE to prepare their applications, host mock interviews, review resume and cover letter, and so much more.

Majors offered at Roanoke College

Biggest majors
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Psychology, General
Biology, General

Academics at Roanoke College

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Less Selective (72% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Roanoke College Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Roanoke College Students3%14%76%13%1%2%0%
All College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Roanoke College Students
< 3% Gender nonconforming