Scholarships & Financial Aid
Roanoke may cost less than you think
If you think a state school will be a lot cheaper, think again. With more than four out of five Roanoke students receiving grants and scholarships, and aid packages averaging about $29,000, the cost of a year at Roanoke is more like $20,000.
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More than 85% of students receive financial aid; the average aid for FAFSA filers is $29,299.
71% of the Class of 2016 received need-based grant assistance from Roanoke College. "If it were not for the aid I received from Roanoke, I would not have been able to attend college." -Sebastian Pena '13
Merit-based scholarships are highly competitive and recognize extraordinary achievement & leadership. "I was awarded scholarships that made it possible for me to attend a school I had worked hard to get into, and there's a lot to be said for that hard work-Roanoke College recognized my achievement and rewarded me accordingly." -Brianna Griffith '14
We have several highly competitive programs that you can apply for during your senior year. "Receiving the Bittle Scholarship was a complete blessing as it allowed me to achieve my dream. I will always be grateful for being given that honor." --Cortland Halsey '13