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Roanoke Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Roanoke Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Roanoke, Virginia

There are at least 6 colleges in Roanoke, listed and described below. These schools represent 10,753 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 6,478 full-time students, and a reported 793 dorm rooms.

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Featured Colleges in the Roanoke Area (QuickSchools™)

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Medical Careers Institute


Roanoke, VA

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Miller-Motte Technical College


Roanoke, VA

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate
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Roanoke Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Bar Palma Beauty Careers Academy
3535 D Franklin Rd SW
Roanoke, VA 24014

  • Programs: cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 60 students, 61 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Tap This Valley Works CET
108 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 303
Roanoke, VA 24016

  • Programs: office data entry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 20 students, 15 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Virginia Western Community College
3093 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: mental and social health services, general studies, registered nursing, social services, business management, biological and physical sciences, dental hygienist, criminal justice and administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 8,653 students, 4,303 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Roanoke with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Rd NW
Roanoke, VA 24020

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: English, teacher education, dance, interdisciplinary studies, social services, communication studies, business, fine arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,049 students, 1,203 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 673 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-650. Math: 490-590.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences
920 S Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24016

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, physical therapist assistant, EMT paramedic, various nursing, respiratory care tech, physician assistant, occupational therapist assistant, health care administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 971 students, 896 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 120 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 420-530. Math: 430-510. Writing: 428-500.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

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Students Dorms
Salem Colleges 3 24,747 2,006 1,240

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