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.

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Roanoke can be surprisingly affordable.

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Want a more extensive analysis? Try Our Net Price Calculator

Roanoke College Expands Test-Optional Admissions Policy for All Applicants

Standardized tests scores will now be optional for all students applying to Roanoke College. 

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“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

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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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Accepted Student Area Receptions

You and your parents are invited to attend an informal reception in your area for accepted high school students. 

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Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020
Location: Location Near You!

Academic Exploration Day for Accepted Students

Spend a day the Roanoke College way!

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Date | Time: Friday, March 13, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College

Accepted Student Open House

The Admissions Office is excited to host our accepted students for Fall 2020 and their families to spend the day on-campus.

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Date | Time: Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 8:00 AM
Location: Cregger Arena

Legacy Day

A great way to learn more about Roanoke College with students on campus who have a shared affinity for the College!

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Date | Time: Friday, April 3, 2020 | 12:00 PM
Location: Roanoke College