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Hollins University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROANOKE, VA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Guided by our Culture of Care, Hollins University will welcome students to campus for physically distanced tours, which will qualify you for our visit grant of up to $1,000. In an effort to maintain equity, Hollins is now SAT/ACT optional for domestic applicants. We look forward to helping students find joy in the college selection process. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A+

About

7916 WILLIAMSON RD NW
ROANOKE, VA 24020
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
From Hollins University

From information on academics, campus life, career preparation, and athletics to a virtual tour and gateways to our social media channels, our website can guide you through the many aspects of the Hollins experience. Our office of admission is also ready to answer your questions and welcome you for a campus visit, where you can sit in on a class, see our residence halls, and meet with students and faculty. Whether it’s online or in person, we are excited to help you learn more about Hollins.

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Hollins University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
1070-1300
ACT Range
22-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,457 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$34,726 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 30 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 30 responses

Majors

Biology Major at Hollins

Develop a broad understanding of life – both plant and animal. Faculty offer expertise in fields ranging from genetics, ecology, and human physiology to microbiology, zoology, and ornithology. Grow broad scientific and technical skills. Seamlessly integrate challenging classwork, experiential learning, and research/fieldwork. Excel in graduate school, professional schools, and in the workforce.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    98%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
659 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Everyone is their own person, but there is overlap
    50%
  • Unique
    33%
  • Special Snowflake
    11%
  • Sheltered
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 25 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 48 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Home
    71%
  • Private school atmosphere, private school price
    18%
  • Opportunity and family connections.
    12%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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