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Hollins University Scholarships

7916 Williamson Rd NW Tuition In/Out-State: $31,490 / $31,490 Total Fall Enrollment: 1,024
Roanoke , VA 24020 Books and Supplies: $1,000 Applicants Admitted: 83%
(540) 362-6000 On-campus Room and Board: $11,220 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 99% Undergraduate Application Fee: $40 Receiving Institutional Aid: 98% , $15,621 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Hollins University General Information

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    Address 7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24020
    Phone Number (540) 362-6000
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    Mission Statement

    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.

    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Four-one-four plan
    Setting Mid-size suburb
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Hollins University Size

    Total enrollment 1,024
    Enrolled full time 835
    Enrolled part time 189

    Hollins University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 25
    Women enrolled full time 810
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 9%
    Hispanic 3%
    White/Non-Hispanic 83%
    Non-Resident Alien 4%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
  • Hollins University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $40
    Applied 813
    Admitted 672
    Enrolled 182
    Admitted % 83%

    Hollins University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Hollins University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 65%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 470
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 620
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 450
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 580
    Students submitting ACT 35%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 21
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 28
  • Hollins University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $31,490
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $31,490
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $11,220
    Off-campus room and board $12,100

    Hollins University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 99%
    Receiving Federal Grants 44% , $5,707 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 98% , $15,621 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 80% , $7,748 on average
  • Hollins University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor Master
    Women's Studies 2 0
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7 0
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor Master
    Business/Commerce, General 18 0
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor Master
    Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 12 0
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor Master
    Computer Science 0 0
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 0 1
    Education Bachelor Master
    Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 0 14
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor Master
    Creative Writing 0 10
    English Language and Literature, General 35 0
    English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 0 11
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor Master
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3 0
    French Language and Literature 7 0
    German Language and Literature 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 4 0
    History Bachelor Master
    History, General 7 0
    Legal Professions and Studies Bachelor Master
    Legal Studies, General 0 1
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor Master
    Humanities/Humanistic Studies 0 10
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0 0
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 4 0
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor Master
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3 6
    Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor Master
    Environmental Studies 6 0
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor Master
    Philosophy 2 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 2 0
    Physical Sciences Bachelor Master
    Chemistry, General 2 0
    Physics, General 1 0
    Psychology Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 18 0
    Social Sciences Bachelor Master
    Economics, General 4 0
    International Relations and Affairs 12 0
    Political Science and Government, General 3 0
    Social Sciences, General 0 9
    Sociology 8 0
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor Master
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9 0
    Dance, General 4 15
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3 4
    Film/Cinema Studies 2 0
    Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 3 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 13 0
    Music, General 2 0
    Playwriting and Screenwriting 0 7
  • Hollins University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline February 1
    Fall application deadline February 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by December 15
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 15
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline December 1
    College will notify student of early decision by December 15
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline July 1
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms July 15
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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$500 - $10,000 • To be eligible, you and your parents must complete the FAFSA. • Grants from Hollins are based on each family’s financial situation.
$500 - $10,000
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