Tuition & Fees

$39,035

$39,035

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
54%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
61%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

1%

male

99%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,375
Declined + 1,467
Total Received 2,842
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Private (nonprofit)

645

undergraduate students

145

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5294
ACT 4360

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 790
Established in 1842
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Roanoke, VA

475-acre campus in Roanoke (population: 99,897), six miles from downtown district. Served by air and bus; train serves Lynchburg (40 miles). School operates transportation downtown.

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24020

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are 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
66%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
54%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
61%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,375
Declined + 1,467
Total Received 2,842

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Ashley Browning
Director of Admission
P: 800 456-9595
F: 540 362-6218
huadm@hollins.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,743

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,400
Room & board $13,520
Additional fees $635
Books & supplies $600
Total $53,155
Average Financial Aid - $36,743
Total with Avg. Aid $16,412

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,329,650
State $722,800
Institutional $12,820,535
Other external $214,218
Total $15,087,203

Non-need-based

Federal
State $255,750
Institutional $4,333,535
Other external $35,361
Total $4,624,646
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Mary Jean Sullivan
Director of Scholarship and Financial Aid
corrissmj@hollins.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
volleyball
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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History
Art Studio
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Children's Literature
Childrens Book Writing/Illustrating
Classical Studies
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Dance
Economics
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film
French
Gender/Women's Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Playwriting
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Screenwriting/Film Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Teaching
Teaching/Learning
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

790

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

645
students

Female
99%
640

Male
1%
5

18%

145
students

Female
84%
122

Male
16%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

632
students

Female
100%
628

Male
0%
4

3%

13
students

Female
93%
12

Male
7%
1

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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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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International Students

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

International Student Contact

Chloe Landon
Admission Counselor
540 362-6401
huintl@hollins.edu

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