Roanoke Bible College

Overview of Roanoke Bible College

The main campus of Roanoke Bible College is in Elizabeth City, NC (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a Christian Churches and Churches of Christ institution. Roanoke Bible College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Roanoke Bible College students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.

Roanoke Bible College Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 410 to 565. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007-2008 had SAT math scores of 420 or more.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Roanoke Bible College had 146 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at the school.

Student Life

Many students at Roanoke Bible College live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Roanoke Bible College is to educate men and women for career and volunteer Christian service."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Roanoke Bible College

Roanoke Bible College
715 N Poindexter St
Elizabeth City , NC 27909-4054
General Phone: (252) 334-2000

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Roanoke Bible College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy24bible studies
Education and Teaching2early childhood education, ESL instruction
Liberal Arts0American Sign Language courses

Number of programs and degrees for Roanoke Bible College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree63
Award of less than 1 academic year01
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11
Bachelor's degree191

Roanoke Bible College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Roanoke Bible College had a total enrollment of 146 students (118 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 59%
Women 41%
Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 14%
Hispanic 3%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 30%
20-21 20%
22-24 14%
25-29 10%
30-34 2%
35-39 3%
40-49 10%
50-64 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina47%
West Virginia3%

Roanoke Bible College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %

Roanoke Bible College Room and Board (2007)

Roanoke Bible College offers campus housing for 310 of its 118 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Elizabeth City, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 16 meals per week.

Roanoke Bible College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410565
SAT Math420590
ACT Verbal1926
ACT Math1925
ACT Composite2127

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT66%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT5%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Roanoke Bible College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,740
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,740
Room and board $ 5,890
Room charge $ 3,450
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 4,150

Financial Aid:
Roanoke Bible College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2280900)

Roanoke Bible College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$50,5062*
Associate professoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year6$48,6522*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Roanoke Bible College Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Liberal Arts
American Sign Language, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
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