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Study at Roanoke College

Roanoke College, established in 1842, is a four-year liberal-art, private, co-educational college located in Salem, Virginia, United States. The Student Enrolment at Roanoke College includes students from around 40 states and 25 countries. Roanoke College offers more than 30 majors, 30 minors, 20 concentrations, and pre-professional programs in diverse Course Topics. Roanoke also awards bachelor's degrees in subjects including arts, science, and business administration. Roanoke's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The teams are nicknamed as Maroons and they participate in NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division III and Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Roanoke is one of 276 colleges, which have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the nation.

Profile of Roanoke CollegeRoanoke College is in Salem, VA. Salem is a medium-sized suburb. The school is classified as a Evangelical Lutheran Church college. Roanoke College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Roanoke College include science and art studies.

Roanoke College Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Roanoke College scored at least 600 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 500 to 590 in 2007.

The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at Roanoke College are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 006 students study at the school .

Student Life
Roanoke College offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Roanoke College can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Old Dominion Athletic Conference athletics. Roanoke College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts147history, English, sociology, international relations, economics, political science, Spanish language, French language, . . .
Business and Management108business management
Science37biology, physics, chemistry, biochemistry
Therapy and Counselling32psychology
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20health and physical education, athletic trainer
Art Studies14art studies
Conservation and Resource Management8environmental studies, natural resources management
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy, religion, theology
Fine Arts6art history and criticism
Computer Science and Engineering4computer science, information science
Medical Support and Technology1clinical lab tech
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Contact: Roanoke CollegeRoanoke College

221 College Ln

Salem, VA 24153-3794

General Phone: (540) 375-2500


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