Roanoke College Rankings

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In the World#2742 of 14178
In North America#838 of 2629
In the United States#771 of 2528
In Virginia#24 of 63
In Salem#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$27,180 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,003
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Roanoke College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%73%76%
Applicants5,4532,1173,336
Admissions4,0791,5402,539
Freshmen enrolled full time553236317

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
451 or 82%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Roanoke College are 1050-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
127 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Roanoke College are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1623 (81%)
Black or African American106 (5%)
Hispanic105 (5%)
Two or more races82 (4%)
Nonresident Alien56 (3%)
Asian27 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,180/year
Average aid awarded
$32,655
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,473
$30-48K$19,874
$48-75K$21,513
$75-110K$26,506
$110K+$30,432

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$43,818
Tuition in-state$43,818
Tuition out-of-state$43,818
Fee in-district$1,616
Fee in-state$1,616
Fee out-of-state$1,616

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,591
Combined charge for room and board$14,134
Room charge$6,562
Meal charge$7,572

Roanoke College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General77
Psychology, General48
Communication, General28
Biology & Biological Sciences, General27
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management27
Kinesiology and Exercise Science27
History, General26
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General20
Environmental Studies19
Sociology15
Creative Writing12
English Language and Literature, General11
International Relations and Affairs11
Political Science and Government, General9
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies9
Mathematics, General9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8
Physics, General7
Art & Art Studies, General7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation7
Chemistry, General7
Biochemistry5
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Economics, General4
Spanish Language and Literature3
Music, General2
Christian Studies2
Computer and Information Sciences, General2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Philosophy2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Computer Science1
Grand Total439
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%69%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
573
Citations
8,501

Publication count by topic

Psychology
99
Biology
53
Computer science
47
Physics
43
Sociology
41
History
35
Chemistry
31
Political science
30
Art
26
Economics
23
Philosophy
22
Medicine
22
Mathematics
18
Engineering
12
Materials science
12
Geography
11
Environmental science
9
Business
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History125271
Psychology18692,696
Physics19201,236
Philosophy208610
Art21618
Sociology2251223
Political science2361103
Economics2557247
Biology27272,205
Geography325182
Environmental science3326160
Engineering3536154
Medicine3640491
Chemistry4414238
Computer science4440145
Materials science470259
Mathematics483838
Business486913

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990121
1991716
1992420
1993434
1994415
1995637
1996626
1997343
1998468
1999352
2000752
2001987
2002783
200311117
200412107
200512135
200613163
200724184
200818232
200914240
201021322
201128468
201226413
201321539
201429576
201528583
201636603
201729619
201841551
201935700
202030807

General info

Founded1842
WikipediaRoanoke College
MottoPalmam qui meruit ferat
Let him who earns the palm wear it
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff454
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address221 College Lane
Salem, Virginia, 24153-3794
United States
City population25,000
Phone5403752500
Fax+1 (540) 375 2205

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