Roanoke College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Roanoke College is 11:1, and the school has 52.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Roanoke College include: Business Administration and Management, General; English Language and Literature, General; Psychology, General; History, General; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Foreign languages
Mathematics Sciences (biological or physical)
English (including composition) History
Philosophy Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 22%
English Language and Literature, General 9%
Psychology, General 9%
History, General 8%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects 30%
Learning communities 10%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 57%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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