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.

Coronavirus Updates

In an abundance of caution due to the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Office of Admissions is asking ALL visitors to campus to please wear a mask when indoors. Individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated will be asked to continue to wear their masks when outside as well. If you or any member of your party is feeling ill, we ask you to please reschedule your visit. If you feel uncomfortable traveling to campus you may attend a virtual visit.

$40 million given in scholarships and financial aid each year

Roanoke can be surprisingly affordable.

See for yourself. Try Our Quick Estimator

Want a more extensive analysis? Try Our Net Price Calculator

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“I feel like financial aid has been such a monumental part of my Roanoke College journey and career. Without it, I wouldn’t be as close as I am to graduation.”

Michelle Ogutu '21

Weekday Visits

Overhead shot of the back quad and Colket center

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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Twilight Information Session & Tours

Our evening program will allow you to learn more about why Roanoke College is a great college choice!

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Date | Time: August 12 - November 4, 2021 | 4:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College - Antrim Chapel

Guide to Writing Your College Essay

Does the Common Application confuse you?  Started writing that college essay but now stuck?  Haven’t started your college essay?  Join us to learn what you need to do to write an effective college essay.

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Date | Time: Thursday, August 12, 2021 | 5:30 PM
Location: Virtual Event

A guide to Roanoke College and the Application and Financial Aid Process for International Student

Are you an international student interested in attending Roanoke College?  Want to learn more about Roanoke?  How to apply for admission?   Join us to learn more!

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Date | Time: Monday, August 16, 2021 | 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual Event

Applying to College: Helpful Hints from an Admission Counselor

Does the college application process confuse you? We'll take you through the college application process and give you some do’s and don’ts.

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Date | Time: Monday, August 23, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Location: Virtual Event