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Class Profile

Roanoke students — Maroons — are a diverse lot. They come from both down the street and around the world. Maroons are open to new ideas, new experiences and new friends. They work through problems and learn from mistakes. What ties Maroons together are qualities that make this such a great place to be.

Roanoke College is a place to find your purpose, where your passions can thrive and where every student who works hard can succeed. This is a highly personal journey of discovery that allows students to develop their strengths and define their values.

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  • 33.3%

    of Maroons were in the top 25% of their high school class.

  • 3.6

    average GPA for first-year students.

  • 23%

    Students of color

  • 5%

    International students

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  • 503

    Class size. (42.5% Male, 57.46% Female)

  • 56

    Transfer students

  • 23

    International students

  • 79%

    Acceptance rate

White 78%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Black/African American 7%
Multiple Races 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian/Native American < 1%

North Carolina
New Jersey