Roanoke College

Frequently Requested Statistics

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Enrollment Statistics (Fall, 2013):

  • Total: 2,029 (841 male, 1,188 female)
  • FTE (full-time equivalents): 2,042
  • Full-time: 1,964; part-time: 65
  • Residence: 1,566 on campus, 463 off campus (79% of FT students live on campus)
  • Detailed breakdown:
    Full-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    171
    234
    405
    Juniors
    176
    261
    437
    Sophomores
    186
    301
    487
    Freshman
    264
    347
    611
    Graduates
    0 1 1
    Special
    9
    14
    23
    Subtotal
    806
    1,158
    1,964

    Part-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    17
    15
    32
    Juniors
    4
    3
    7
    Sophomores
    1
    0
    1
    Freshman
    0
    0
    0
    Graduates
    8
    9
    17
    Special
    5
    3
    8
    Subtotal
    35
    30
    65
    Total
    841
    1,188
    2,029

Institutional Profile on the State Council of Higher Education web site:

Student Demographics:

  • States/DC/U.S. territories represented: 40
  • International students: 49 (from 27 countries)
  • Female students: 1,188 (59%)
  • Lutheran students: 134 (6.6%)
  • Minority students: 293 (14.4%)
  • Virginia students: 1,067 (53%)

Freshman Statistics:

  • SAT Average: 1,091
  • Top 10% in HS class: 18.3%
  • Top 25% in HS class: 41.7%
  • Top 50% in HS class: 76.3%

Persistence Rates:

  • Freshman retention rate (to fall of 2nd year): 80.5%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 64.1% (class entering in fall 2007)

Other Statistics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: about 13.1:1
  • Faculty: 169 full-time, 156.3 IFTE
  • Average class size: 18
  • Student charges, 2013-2014:
    • Tuition: $35,108
    • Required fees: $1,364 for resident students OR $1,114 for nonresident students, + $125 for new student orientation
    • Room and board: $11,524