Roanoke College

Frequently Requested Statistics

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Enrollment Statistics (Fall, 2014):

  • Total: 2,054 (828 male, 1,226 female)
  • IFTE (Instructional full-time equivalents): 2,067
  • Full-time: 1,978; part-time: 76
  • Residence: 1,511 on campus, 543 off campus (76% of FT students live on campus)
  • Detailed breakdown:
    Full-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    157
    255
    412
    Juniors
    193
    270
    463
    Sophomores
    171
    274
    445
    Freshman
    266
    367
    633
    Graduates
    0 4 4
    Special
    7
    14
    21
    Subtotal
    794
    1,184
    1,978

    Part-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    19
    10
    29
    Juniors
    1
    2
    3
    Sophomores
    1
    0
    1
    Freshman
    0
    0
    0
    Graduates
    10
    25
    35
    Special
    3
    5
    8
    Subtotal
    34
    42
    76
    Total
    828
    1,226
    2,054

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

Student Demographics:

  • States/DC/U.S. territories represented: 43
  • International students: 59 (from 33 countries)
  • Female students: 1,226 (60%)
  • Lutheran students: 139 (6.8%)
  • Minority students: 336 (16.4%)
  • Virginia students: 1,067 (52%)

Freshman Statistics:

  • SAT Average: 1,095
  • Top 10% in HS class: 18.4%
  • Top 25% in HS class: 43.1%
  • Top 50% in HS class: 81.6%

Persistence Rates:

  • Freshman retention rate (to fall of 2nd year): 79.5%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 63.7% (class entering in fall 2008)

Other Statistics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: about 13.4:1
  • Faculty: 164 full-time, 154 IFTE
  • Average class size: 18
  • Student charges, 2014-2015:
    • Tuition: $36,688
    • Required fees: $1,364 for resident students OR $1,114 for nonresident students, + $125 for new student orientation
    • Room and board: $11,924