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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.7% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
4,459 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
97.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
355 Graduates


The median tuition at Roanoke College is $39,720, which is $7,510 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,999.

In 2016, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Roanoke College received 4,459 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.1% annual growth. Out of those 4,459 applicants, 3,257 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73% acceptance rate.

There were 1,984 students enrolled at Roanoke College in 2016, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Roanoke College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Roanoke College has a total enrollment of 1,984 students. The full-time enrollment at Roanoke College is 1,933 students and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Roanoke College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Roanoke College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.9% White, 5.54% Black or African American, 4.33% Hispanic or Latino, 3.58% Two or More Races, 1.26% Asian, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Roanoke College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.7%), followed by White Male (32.9%) and Black or African American Female (3.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 114 more women than men graduated from Roanoke College. The majority of students graduating from Roanoke College are White. These 399 graduates mean that there were 15.3 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or more races, with 26 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Roanoke College is General Business Administration & Management with 92 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 46 graduates and General Psychology with 37 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Roanoke College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is History, with 36 graduates, followed by Natural Resources & Conservation with 23 graduates and Philosophy and Religious Studies with 10 graduates.


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Roanoke College has an endowment valued at nearly $137M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.99M (1.45%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Roanoke College had a total expenditure of $63.2M. Of that $63.2M, they spent $25.3M on salaries and $7.83M on benefits.

Roanoke College employs 60 Associate professors, 42 Professors, and 39 No academic ranks. Most academics at Roanoke College are Female Associate professors (32), Male Professors (30), and Male Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roanoke College are: Service, with 62 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, and Management with 34 employees.



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