Roanoke College (233426)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,510
28% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,169
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.02%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
79.8%
5,055 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,826
96.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
71.3%
361 Graduates

About

Roanoke College (233426) is a higher education institution located in Salem city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Roanoke College (233426) were General Business Administration & Management (75 degrees awarded), General Psychology (49 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (35 degrees).

In 2022, 477 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Roanoke College (233426). 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (389 degrees), 12.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (31 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Roanoke College (233426) is $33,510, which is $5,180 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Roanoke College (233426) is $33,510, which is $5,180 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,169.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Roanoke College (233426) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,510
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Roanoke College (233426) was $33,510. The cost of tuition at Roanoke College (233426) is $5,180 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$29,169
2022 Value
5.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Roanoke College (233426) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,169. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Roanoke College (233426) grew by 5.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,149
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Roanoke College (233426) was of $15,149 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.02% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Roanoke College (233426) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.02%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Roanoke College (233426) was 2.02%, which represents 10 out of the 494 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Roanoke College (233426) received 5,055 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.06% annual growth. Out of those 5,055 applicants, 4,032 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,826 students enrolled at Roanoke College (233426) in 2022. 37% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Roanoke College (233426) has an overall enrollment yield of 12.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,032
Accepted Out of 5,055

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Roanoke College (233426) was 79.8% (4,032 admissions from 5,055 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 80.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.06%, while admissions grew by 1.28%..

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SAT Scores

37%
Submission Percentage (2022)
185
Scores Submitted (2022)

37% of enrolled first-time students at Roanoke College (233426) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Roanoke College (233426) had a total enrollment of 1,826 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Roanoke College (233426) is 1,759 students and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Roanoke College (233426) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Roanoke College (233426), both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.7% White, 6.41% Hispanic or Latino, 5.15% Black or African American, 3.34% Two or More Races, 1.86% Asian, 0.438% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Roanoke College (233426) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.9%), followed by White Male (36.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Roanoke College (233426) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,826 students. The full-time enrollment at Roanoke College (233426) is 1,759 and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Roanoke College (233426) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Roanoke College (233426) was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Roanoke College (233426) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,456 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    117 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    94 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Roanoke College (233426) is 79.7% White, 6.41% Hispanic or Latino, 5.15% Black or African American, 3.34% Two or More Races, 1.86% Asian, 0.438% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4 students (0.219%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 105 more women than men received degrees from Roanoke College (233426). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Roanoke College (233426) is white (389 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (31 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Roanoke College (233426) is General Business Administration & Management (75 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (49 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (35 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Roanoke College (233426), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Roanoke College (233426) are Elementary & middle school teachers (223,416 people), Postsecondary teachers (205,147 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (199,060 people), Other managers (195,441 people), and Secondary school teachers (172,820 people).

The most specialized majors at Roanoke College (233426) in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), English (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Roanoke College (233426) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Roanoke College (233426) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), English (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Roanoke College (233426) are Elementary & secondary schools (546,624 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (409,806 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (198,679 people), Computer Systems Design (162,139 people), and Legal services (161,058 people).

The most specialized majors at Roanoke College (233426) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), Language & Linguistics (9 degrees), English (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Roanoke College (233426).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 75 degrees awarded
  2. 49 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Roanoke College (233426) was General Business Administration & Management with 75 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

186
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
291
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 186 degrees were awarded to men at Roanoke College (233426), which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (291).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Roanoke College (233426) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.88 times more than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Roanoke College (233426) in General Psychology, which is 6 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 64% of students graduating from Roanoke College (233426) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Roanoke College (233426) is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.05% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    389 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    31 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Roanoke College (233426) is white (389 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (31 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    237 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Roanoke College (233426) is white female (237 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (152 degrees).

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Operations

Roanoke College (233426) has an endowment valued at nearly $160M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.5%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Roanoke College (233426) had a total salary expenditure of 70.9M. Roanoke College (233426) employs 46 Associate professors, 44 Professors and 42 No academic ranks. Most academics at Roanoke College (233426) are Female No academic rank (26), Male Associate professor (25), and Male Professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roanoke College (233426) are: Management, with 45 employees, Service, with 45 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

Endowment

$160M
2022 Endowment
12.6%
decline from 2021

Roanoke College (233426) has an endowment valued at about $160M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Roanoke College (233426) declined 12.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $110M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.8M
2022 Salaries
9.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Roanoke College (233426) paid a median of $29.8M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($70.9M) and a 9.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.6M
Instructional Salaries
155
Number of Employees

In 2022, Roanoke College (233426) paid a total of $10.6M to 155 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Roanoke College (233426) were Associate professor with 46 employees, Professor with 44 employees, and No academic rank with 42 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roanoke College (233426) were Management with 45 employees, Service with 45 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Roanoke College (233426) was Female No academic rank with 26 employees, Male Associate professor with 25 employees, and Male Professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Roanoke College (233426).

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