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Roanoke College

Admissions

Roanoke Says...

Our admissions process is like the education we offer: highly individualized. We look at your application, academic grades and courses, class rank and standardized test scores. But, we may also look at extracurricular activities, recommendations and other personal contacts beyond the application.

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Visiting And Contact Information

221 College Lane

Salem, VA 24153-3794

United States

Phone: 540-375-2270

Fax: 540-375-2267

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 77
SAT:
% Submitting Score:83%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:490 - 600
     Math Middle 50%:490 - 590
     Writing Middle 50%:490 - 580
ACT:
% Submitting Score:35%
     ACT Middle 50%:21 - 26
     Math Middle 50%:20 - 26
     English Middle 50%:20 - 26
Average High School GPA:3.44
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:32.47%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:16.61%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:14.39%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:13.1%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:18.82%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:4.43%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:0.18%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:18%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:42%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:76%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:82%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 4,167
Total applicants who are accepted: 3,034
Total of accepted students who enroll: 542
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Application Process
Application Fee: $30.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Same Fee
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Decision Notification Date: 12/01
Regular Application Deadline: 03/15
Notification Begins: 10/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $300.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: Yes, in full
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 2 years
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Important
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Very important
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Important
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:2
     Lab Science:2
     Social Studies:2
     Academic Electives:5
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:4
     Foreign Language:4
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    77
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    490 - 600
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    490 - 590
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    490 - 580
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    21 - 26
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    20 - 26
  •      English Middle 50%:
    20 - 26
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.44
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    03/15
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