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.

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Visit Roanoke College

If you're considering Roanoke College, nothing could better help you make your decision than a visit to the campus.

 

Roanoke Valley

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.

 

Student Profile

With approximately 2000 students from about 40 states and 25 foreign countries, Roanoke's student body is pretty diverse.

 

College Recognition

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.

 
 

Admissions Events

 

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Spring Visit Days

Have you recently been accepted to Roanoke? Are you a Junior starting the college tour? Sign up for one of our Maroon Visit Days in April and experience Roanoke for yourself!

Find out why the Princeton Review recently recognized Roanoke "18th Most Beautiful Campus in the U.S." and U.S. News named Roanoke #2 on the "National Liberal Arts Up-and-Coming" list.

During your time on campus, you will meet current students, tour our campus and learn about our exceptional academic programs.

Our goal is to help you reach your goal: discovering the real Roanoke so that you can determine the fit and feel of the College!

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Spring Into Maroon

Now that  you selected Roanoke as your college, you can begin the enrollment process.  Your orientation to Roanoke will start with one of the "Spring Into Maroon" dates: June 9, June 13, June 16 or June 20.  This event is designed for incoming freshmen to help you connect with your classmates and the rest of the College on every possible level.  Throughout the event you will learn about student life, discuss and register for your fall course selection with a faculty advisor, register for a car decal and receive your Maroon ID card.  Space is limited, so register soon.

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Summer Visit Days

Experience Roanoke for yourself!  Please plan to spend the afternoon with us and take a tour of campus, meet the Admissions staff and talk to current students.  Reserve your spot today!  We look forward to meeting you in person.

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Virginia Private College Week

Join us for a special look at Roanoke College.  We will offer a campus tour and information session Monday - Friday at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.  On Saturday, we will offer a 9 a.m. session only.  In addition, if you visit at least three of the participating colleges during the week, you will receive three application fee waivers. 

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Sing in the choir!

Audition for the Roanoke College Choir, which is the principal performing and touring ensemble at Roanoke. 

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Did You Know?

You can work one-on-one with a professor on a research project

What if there were a program that gave you the opportunity (and $1,000 every semester) to work with a professor on an exciting research project; meet with other top students and their research mentors several times a year; and create a resume that will truly stand out from the crowd? More information.