Tuition and Fees

2019-2020 Academic Year

Tuition $43,818
Room-Rent (standard-double)** $6,562
Board - 19-meal plan*** $7,572
Fees $1,741
Total $59,693

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* Fees: Student activities: $600, Commuter Tech Fee (commuters only): $758, Residential Tech Fee (boarding students only): $1,016, Orientation (new students only): $125

** Standard housing charges apply for students living in the following dormitories: Augusta, Bartlett, Catawba, Chalmers, Crawford, Fox, Marion, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Chi, Smith, Wells, Yonce, Kappa Alpha, Alpha Sigma Alpha or Pi Kappa Alpha. Students residing in Caldwell, Beamer, Ritter, Chesapeake, the Wortmann Complex singles or New Hall singles will be charged $8,444 for room/rent. Students residing in Elizabeth Hall, Afton Hall (single occupancy) or the New Hall apartments can expect room/rent costs of $8,898. Afton Hall (double occupancy) and New Hall semi-suite residents will be charged $7,968. Students living in the Wortmann complex (Blue Ridge, Tabor and Shenandoah Halls) double rooms and New Hall doubles will be charged room/rent costs of $7,504.

*** All new freshmen residing on campus MUST participate in the 19-meal plan. All other students, including new transfers, may select a 14-meal plan at a cost of $6,456. Students residing at the Afton Hall Apartments may purchase a 9-meal plan for $4,046. Students residing at Elizabeth Hall may opt out of either meal plan.

Cost per class: $2,096
Single Room: $458 (per semester)
Part Time Activity Fee: $60 (per semester)

Additional Estimated Expenses (per year)
Books: $1,000
Transportation: $1,250
Personal Spending: $1,000
Estimate for Computer: $1,800 (1st time students only)

Roanoke College offers an affordable first rate college education. Be sure to check out the links below for some useful information that will help RC become a reality for you!

How Do I Pay For College?
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Financial Aid Links