Real-world Learning

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Study Abroad

  • Roanoke College offers many study abroad programs that allow students to earn academic credit while outside the United States.
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May Intensive Learning Term

  • May Term is an approximately three-week period during which students can participate in a wide array of Intensive Learning opportunities, including travel courses as well as on-campus courses.
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  • Internships allow students expand their knowledge and skill sets through off-campus experiences.
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Student Research

  • Independent studies provide students with a practical application of their particular majors or more specialized study in a particular area.
  • The Summer Scholars Program at Roanoke College is a grant program that enables qualified students to conduct intensive, independent research for eight to twelve weeks during the summer.
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International Education