Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$40,110

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,469
Declined 587
Total Received 3,056
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Private

687

undergraduate students

246

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 933
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: Large town

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA
24020

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
540
75th
600
25th
510
75th
31
25th
21
75th
26
25th
18
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,469
Declined 587
Total Received 3,056

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$34,318

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,360
Room $8,680
Board $5,620
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $800
Total $55,210
Average Financial Aid - $34,318
Total with Avg. Aid $20,892

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,310,397
State $710,872
Institutional $13,668,461
Other external $152,893
Total $15,842,623

Non-need-based

Federal
State $301,828
Institutional $6,719,714
Other external $51,367
Total $7,072,909
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 540 362-6332
F: 540 362-6093
sfa@hollins.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

933

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

687
students

Female
100%
685

Male
0%
2

26%

246
students

Female
76%
187

Male
24%
59

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

675
students

Female
100%
675

Male
0%
0

2%

12
students

Female
83%
10

Male
17%
2

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

24%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nepal
Pakistan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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