Welcome First-Year Freshmen!

On this page, you'll find tools that will help you see if Roanoke is the right fit for you, discover how affordable it is, request information and help you through the application process. Click here if you are a Transfer StudentInternational Student, or Non-Degree Seeking Student.


Roanoke can be surprisingly affordable.

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Want a more extensive analysis? Try Our Net Price Calculator

“If it were not for the aid I received from Roanoke, I would not have been able to attend college.”

Sebastian Pena ‘13

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A gorgeous campus, in a nice college town, with a vibrant city nearby.

Weekday Visits

Our goal is to help you discover the real Roanoke and to get the fit and feel of the College.  We offer hourly appointments and tours all year long (Monday through Friday)! 

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Fall Open House

Attending one of our Fall Open Houses is the perfect opportunity to experience life at Roanoke College.  You will have the chance to get acquainted with the Roanoke community, meet faculty and current students who will share details about student life, learn more about academic programs, and tour the campus. 

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Date | Time: October 10 - November 21, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Location: Roanoke College - Colket Center

Fall Information Session & Tour

A fall visit to campus is a great way to learn about Roanoke College.  We offer a morning and afternoon information session and tour.  (An afternoon information session and tour is the only option on Sunday, September 20.)

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Date | Time: September 20 - November 11, 2015 | 9:00 AM
Location: Roanoke College - Colket Center

Roanoke College Coffee Shop Talk: Creating the Uncommon Application, Getting the Most Out of a College Search

These talks provide a relaxed forum for discussion and inquiry on a wide range of topics. Each one-hour talk includes a short presentation, followed by questions and discussion.

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Date | Time: Thursday, November 05, 2015 | 8:00 PM
Location: Mill Mountain Coffee Shop & Tea