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. 


Application for Fall 2023: Apply Now

January 2023 Application: Apply Now

MBA Program for June 2023 (Current and Alumni only):  Apply Now

We are also members of the Common App.

Students interested in taking advantage of our Priority Application Date (September 15) should either choose the Early Action I (non-binding) or Early Decision (binding) application type when beginning their application.

Application Types Application Deadlines Decision Release
Early Action I October 17 November 11
Early Decision November 15 Rolling after Sept. 30
Early Action II November 15 December 2
Regular Decision March 15 Rolling after
December 2
Transfer (Aug. Start) June 15 Rolling
Transfer (Jan. Start) Nov. 15 Rolling

Click here to better understand the application options listed above!

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

Roanoke is more affordable than you think

Apply for Fall 2023 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:  

4.0+ GPA = $20,000/year*
3.80 GPA = $18,000/year*
3.50 GPA = $16,000/year*
3.35 GPA = $14,000/year*
2.75 GPA = $12,000/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.  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.