Higher Education

The Roanoke Region is central to 25 institutions of higher education. Within a 60-minute radius of the region, there are more than 100,000 undergraduate and graduate students enjoying the unique amenities that make living and working in our region great. Educating, housing and providing services to those students requires a dedicated workforce of higher education employees.

Higher education positions range in pay, responsibility and requirements, but all jobs serve a central goal – educating the next generation of leaders to succeed in tomorrow’s markets. The responsibility is great, and the opportunities for professional development even greater.

Institutions that call the Roanoke Region home include:

Public Four-Year Institutions

  • Virginia Tech
  • Radford University
  • Virginia Military Institute

Private Institutions

  • Ferrum College
  • Hollins University
  • University of Lynchburg
  • Liberty University
  • Randolph College
  • Roanoke College
  • Southern Virginia University
  • Sweet Briar College
  • Virginia University of Lynchburg
  • Washington & Lee University

Medical Schools

  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute

Virginia Community College System

  • Virginia Western
  • Central Virginia
  • New River Valley
  • Patrick Henry
  • Dabney S. Lancaster

Career Building Colleges

  • American National University
  • ECPI University
  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences


  • Roanoke Higher Education Center

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  • Continuing Education Director
  • Associate Dean
  • Admissions Director
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Budget Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Parking and Transportation Director
  • Development Officer
  • Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Business Affairs
  • Web Administrator

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