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Hollins University
Hollins University 7916 Williamson Rd NW Roanoke, VA 24020 Phone: (540) 362-6000
  • General Information
    About Hollins University

    Hollins is an independent liberal arts university dedicated to academic excellence and humane values. Hollins University offers undergraduate liberal arts education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. The Hollins curriculum and cocurricular programs prepare students for lives of active learning, fulfilling work, personal growth, achievement, and service to society. The Hollins community sustains talented students engaged in challenging study, and productive scholars and artists devoted to teaching and to the advancement of knowledge. Experiential learning, study abroad, and internships enhance the academic program. The hallmarks of a Hollins education are creativity and effective self-expression, problem solving and critical thinking skills, and independent inquiry and the free exchange of ideas. Hollins nurtures civility, integrity, and concern for others, encourages and values diversity and social justice, and affirms the equal worth of women and men. Our university motto, Levavi Oculos, calls us to leadership and service in accord with the Hollins values and traditions.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 712
    Percent Admitted 88%
    Men Admitted 0%
    Women Admitted 0%
    Full Time Retention Rate 76%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 540 650
      Math 490 590
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 22 27
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,333
    Native American 7.0
    Asian 22.0
    African American 102.0
    Hispanic 41.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 747
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 87

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