Roanoke College is an independent, residential, liberal arts college, located in Salem, Virginia. The Roanoke College experience is enhanced by its setting - minutes away from an energetic city and the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Not surprisingly, the College's outdoor adventures program is very popular. At Roanoke College it is the purpose of everyone - faculty and staff -- to help students find their purpose. When enrolled students arrive at Roanoke College, they discover how to think more deeply about their choices, their skills and their contributions to the world. Along the way, faculty and staff mentors help students find answers to the questions, "Who am I?" and, "What do I want to do with my life?" All students will graduate from Roanoke College with real-world learning experiences - 100% guaranteed. The College offers an innovative core curriculum and majors that allow for depth of study and research. Students participate in internships, creative projects, community service and study away- endeavors that help them find their path to a life and career with purpose. While at Roanoke College, students also benefit from involvement as leaders or participants in the 100+ clubs and intramural organizations. Twenty-five percent of the student body are intercollegiate athletes, participating in NCAA Division III athletics. When Roanoke College students graduate they know who they are, what matters most and they have the skills necessary to launch high-value careers and lives with meaning and purpose.