Roanoke College has been welcoming students from countries around the world for over a hundred years. In the past three years, our students have come from over 30 countries, including Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kyrgzystan, Lebanon, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, the Netherland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Spain, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela.  

International Student Services

The Office of International Education provides advice, support services, and special programs for international students before arrival and during their studies. We offer guidance on academic and personal concerns, information and assistance on visa requirements, and activities and trips to enrich your educational and cultural experience. 

International Education Staff

Dr. Pamela Serota Cote, Director of International Education

Mr. Scott Couchman, Assistant Director of International Education

Ms. Janice Weeks, Secretary


Watch this video about Dinara Aitieva, an international student from Kyrgyzstan.