221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153
540-375-2500 | www.roanoke.edu
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- 95% of professors hold the highest degrees in their fields of expertise
- Average class size is 18 students
- Nearly 1,900 students come from 38 different states and 25 countries
- Over 80 clubs and student organizations
- Named one of the “Best in the Mid-Atlantic” by the Princeton Review
Roanoke College offers 34 majors, 28 minors and 15 concentrations of study. These programs are distinguished by the quality of their instruction. Professors come from all parts of the country and include graduates from the University of California Berkeley, Cornell, Harvard, University of Virginia, Yale, Duke and Johns Hopkins. Approximately 95 percent of the faculty members have earned the highest degree in their field of expertise, making them excellent teachers and mentors.
Roanoke College features an Intensive Learning Session, a month-long term when students focus on a single course. Instead of taking standard courses during this term, students explore subjects such as Science and Technology in Film, African Faces and Voices, and Impact of Economic Development in Southern Mexico. Many of these courses offer travel opportunities as part of the class.
10 minutes to the trailhead or 10 minutes to downtown. It’s your choice.
Roanoke College is located in the small town of Salem, adjacent to the city of Roanoke (total area population is 230,000). Although small compared to some cities, Roanoke provides an urban center within rural Virginia. The area is home to two major shopping malls, four major cinemas, the Mill Mountain Theatre and three minor league sports teams. Within minutes, you can be hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Kayaking, rock climbing and skiing aren’t much farther.