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Roanoke College

Campus Life and Facilities

Roanoke Says...

If you think you might enjoy a college campus set in a welcoming college town just minutes from a lively city, then take a close look at Roanoke College. Brick paved walkways lead through tree-lined quads to capture the beautiful, historic setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Roanoke Valley is one of Virginia's largest metro areas.... More More

Roanoke Students Say...

Life at Roanoke is, to put it simply, pretty sweet. “Because of the location in southwestern Virginia, there are many hiking and other outdoor activities available. Downtown Roanoke is only a short drive away, where there is plenty of shopping, movies, etc. Additionally, Blacksburg/Virginia Tech, James Madison University, and Natural Bridge are all... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

221 College Lane

Salem, VA 24153-3794

United States

Phone: 540-375-2270

Fax: 540-375-2267


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 83
Fire Safety Rating: 78
Green Rating: 84
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 80.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://roanoke.edu/A-Z_Index/Safety/Reports/Annual...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 78.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:31
Number of Social Sororities:5
    % of women who join:22%
Number of Social Fraternities:5
% of men who join: 26
Number of Religious Organizations:5
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:The Office of Multicultural Affairs offers significant services: http://roanoke.edu/Student_Life/Multicultural_Life.htm There are also supportive student groups: http://roanoke.edu/Student_Life/Clubs_and_Organizations/Multicultural_Organizations.htm
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Maroons
Women's Sports Team Name:Maroons
Team Mascot:Rooney
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 18
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 12.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $984 per year
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Special discounted and/or preconfigured computer systems are offered through HP and Apple.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Fine arts center and gallery, community research center, language lab, church and society center.
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