Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$40,010

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
40%
400-499
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
15%
30-36
26%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,311
Declined 933
Total Received 3,244
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Private

668

undergraduate students

130

graduate students

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School Facts

Hollins University, founded in 1842, is an independent liberal arts university. Hollins offers undergraduate liberal arts education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Its 475-acre campus is located in Roanoke.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 798
Established in 1842
Coeducational Women Only

475-acre campus in Roanoke (population: 99,837), six miles from downtown district. Served by air and bus; train serves Lynchburg (40 miles). School operates transportation downtown.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Roanoke Regional

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA
24020

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Hollins Activity Board
  • Model UN/Model Arab League
  • Assoc. or Countries, Cultures, Events, & National Traditions (ACCENT)
  • Arts Association
  • Entrpreneurship Club

Top Events

  • Fall Formal
  • Spring Cotillion
  • Hollins Theatre productions
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
40%
400-499
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
15%
30-36
26%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.65

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,311
Declined 933
Total Received 3,244

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,309

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,360
Room & board $13,930
Additional fees $650
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $1,200
Total $55,940
Average Financial Aid - $5,309
Total with Avg. Aid $50,631

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

798

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

668
students

Female
100%
666

Male
0%
2

16%

130
students

Female
76%
99

Male
24%
31

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

659
students

Female
100%
659

Male
0%
0

2%

9
students

Female
78%
7

Male
22%
2

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 72%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

18

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

44%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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