Find out why U.S. News & World Report lists Roanoke College 2nd on its "Up-and-coming National Liberal Arts Colleges."
Choosing your college is a big step. There's a lot to consider. For example, will you fit in? Will you connect with your professors? Will you be prepared for your first job?
At Roanoke College, firsthand learning opportunities will give you relevant experience before you graduate. You'll build lasting relationships with your fellow students. And you'll feel like part of a community on our picturesque campus in front of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If this feels right to you, then you may be a perfect fit for Roanoke's classic college experience.
Visit Roanoke College
Check out our virtual tour to get a feel for campus life. If you have already done that, then come visit us in person. There's nothing like experiencing it for yourself. Many of our students just know that Roanoke is right for them once they visit.
Located in the heart of Southwest Virginia, the Roanoke Valley serves as the area's cultural, economic, education and entertainment center with about 283,000 citizens.
With approximately 2000 students from about 40 states and 25 foreign countries, Roanoke's student body is pretty diverse.
Roanoke's quality is recognized by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and more. Roanoke is also among the 276 colleges that qualify for the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society.