Roanoke College requires a minimum of 33.5 course units to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Roanoke College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Roanoke College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at Roanoke College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Roanoke College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Roanoke College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Roanoke College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Roanoke College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Roanoke College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Roanoke College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Roanoke College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Roanoke College
Roanoke College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Roanoke College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Roanoke College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Roanoke College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Roanoke College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Roanoke College.
🟨 Roanoke College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Fintel Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Roanoke College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Roanoke College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Roanoke College does not have any ROTC programs.
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