Apply to Roanoke

The decision of when to apply is up to you, look carefully at all of the deadlines and decision options below, and decide which best suits you, and make sure to apply on or before the stated deadline. 


Early Action I Deadline: Apply by October 18

Early Decision: Apply Now

Application for January 2022 (Freshmen & Transfers): Apply by November 15

Application for Fall 2022 (Transfers): Apply by May 15

Application Types

Application Deadlines Decision Release
Early Action I October 18 November 5
Early Decision November 15 Rolling after Nov. 5
Early Action II November 15 December 3
Regular Decision March 15 Rolling after
December 3
Transfer (Aug. Start) May 15 Rolling
Transfer (Jan. Start) Nov. 15 Rolling

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Roanoke College is test-optional. Learn more about our policy.

Roanoke is more affordable than you think

Apply or contact your admissions counselor to find out what your merit award will be. Roanoke invests in students who have achieved in high school.  Here are some examples of merit scholarships awarded at the time of admissions:  

3.95 GPA = $15,000/year
3.5 GPA = $13,000/year
3.35 GPA = $10,000/year
2.75 GPA = $9,000/year  

Applicants with a high school GPA of at least a 3.0 and a 1200 SAT/25 ACT or higher at the time of acceptance to Roanoke College will receive an additional $1,000 merit award.

Virginia residents will also receive the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant, estimated at $4,000 per year.  Students who visit Roanoke College during their junior or senior year of high school will also receive a $1,000 per year Roanoke College Visit Grant. Additional need-based financial aid is available. Merit offers are made only to accepted students.