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Hollins University

Also known as Hollins College

7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, VA

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Hollins University is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Roanoke, VA, which is a predominantly suburban area. The school enrolls 1000 students annually, allowing for a more personalized education.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Hollins University offers:

  • English Language And Literature
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Social Sciences

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to Hollins University. Scores in a range of 21 to 28 on the ACT or 920 to 1200 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of getting accepted. This school admits roughly 80 percent of students applying. Of those students admitted, around 27 percent enrolled. More information regarding admissions can be found at hollins.edu.

Tuition is approximately $34,000 per year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's net price calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. Student housing is available for students and costs approximately $7,000 for the year. Students attending this school may qualify for aid which is typically scholarships, grants, and loans.

Hollins University participates in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA's Old Dominion Athletic Conference in Basketball.

Contact information, tuition information, areas of study offered, and much more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.hollins.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Hollins University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Hollins University has a total student population of about 800. The student body is made up of 80% undergraduate students and 24% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $35,000-$42,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,100 to $1,300 per unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$31,150
Receiving Student Loans77%$7,750
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Hollins University may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Hollins University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 60%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years56%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years0.5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Hollins University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Hollins University for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    60.99%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    100%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    9:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $27,312