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Rollins College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 245 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

58% Women
42% Men


NCAA Division II (without football)

Sunshine State Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $66,607)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $64,517)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 10 13 - Yes
Golf 10 9 - -
Lacrosse 33 25 - -
Other Sports 6 6 - -
Rowing 17 21 - -
Soccer 26 20 - Yes
Softball - 14 - Yes
Swimming 15 17 - -
Tennis 14 11 - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country 7 11 - -
Volleyball - 15 - Yes
Dance - - - Yes
Equestrian - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Football - - - Yes
Ice Hockey - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Mountaineering/Climbing - - - Yes
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Water Sports - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 6.1%
Hispanic 11.3%
Non-resident alien 4.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 68.4%
Percent of students with disability 14%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 9
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 5

Notable Alumni

  • Anthony Perkins, actor ("Psycho")
  • Buddy Ebsen, actor ("The Beverly Hillbillies")
  • Chris Kirkpatrick, member of 'N Sync
  • Dana Ivey, actress ("The Color Purple")
  • Fred Rogers, host of "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood"
  • Donald J. Cram, won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1987
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Luisa from Winter Garden, FL
  • 3
  • The dorms can be a little expensive. First-year students are sometimes very loud and noisy. It can also be fun since everyone is living in the same place.…

  • Apr-01-2012 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 4
  • The dorms are not the best, but they are pretty much what you would expect college dorms to be like, honestly. They're actually way nicer than any of the other…

  • Jun-21-2012 Read More
  • Lauren from Rome, GA
  • 3
  • I like my dorm, but as with most schools, there's a few really obnoxious people that can take away from the experience. I also live on one of the nicest…

  • Jan-01-2014 Read More
  • Student from Orlando, FL
  • 3
  • To find the proper dorm, people have to find who they are most comfortable with. There are party dorms, quiet dorms, community dorms, and of course the fraternities/sororities. We even…

  • May-19-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • stephanie from orlando, fl
  • May-07-2016 I am a current student here

    the food is amazing and organic! they often use local farmers and there is a farmer's market nearby. it is very comfortable as well. you can eat pretty much anywhere on campus. if you don't want to eat on campus, there are several restaurants right next to school buildings.

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  • 5
  • Happy Student
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is phenomenal! Ranging from filet mignon to heaping plates of pepper steak, rice, and steak fries large enough for two people, they really do spoil you at the dining hall. There'Â?Â?s several stations that serve different foods for each meal every day, so you get a lot of variety and you can sometimes watch the chefs make your food in front of you. They're open to your specifications and their dishes are fantastic. If the meals of the day and the soup/salad/dessert bar don't interest you, there'Â?Â?s a convenience store downstairs where you can purchase packaged/frozen foods or have a sub made in front of you. If THAT'S not what you're looking for either, there's a mock-Chipotle on campus and several places that sell miscellaneous snacks and beverages. If nothing on campus that day is appealing, you can walk directly across campus to Park Avenue and go to any number of restaurants, including Panera, Park Ave Pizza, and BurgerFi. There's lots of fantastic food options on campus and off, so you'Â?Â?ll never go hungry.

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  • 4
  • Nicole from Naples, FL
  • Nov-06-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Students need to purchase full meal plans as freshmen, but have lots of choices to choose from.

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  • 4
  • Morgen from Orange Park, FL
  • Jun-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Rollins dining services puts a real effort into supplying students with whatever their dietary needs require. No matter if you are vegan, vegetarian or even on a see food diet, the school will provide options that fit the students need.

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  • 4
  • Lisa from Brandon, FL
  • May-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is delicious and would have gotten 5 stars if the weekend menu weren't the same for both days every week.

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  • 3
  • Cass from Florida
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    There is only one option for the meal plan so hopefully you like to eat. The main dining hall has interesting, different options each evening however, there are other eating locations on campus in addition to Dominos and Park Avenue Pizza delivering to campus using your meal plan money.

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  • 5
  • Lauren from Rome, GA
  • Jan-01-2014 I am a current student here

    I LOVE the food at Rollins. There's tons of options and I never feel like I have to resort to unhealthy options because there's nothing else I want to eat. Also, if you don't feel like dining on campus, there's Park Ave right off of campus with tons of great dining options.

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  • 5
  • Alyssa from Seffner, FL
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Rollins College has plenty of dining options on campus. The marketplace (or cafeteria) is the main place students go to eat. They offer many options including sushi, pasta, make-your-own pizza, an assortment of breakfast foods, salads, ethnic options, and a bagel bar from Panera for breakfast on Sundays. Additionally, there are multiple cafes around campus, including coffeehouse-style options, and the Cornell patio which offers a Chipotle-style burrito experience. Along with restaurants, Rollins also has the C-Store, a campus grocery store with a sandwich bar comparable to Subway or Quizno's. For your late night hunger pangs, The Grille in Dave's Down-under offers anything from quesadillas to hot wings and fresh fruit to milkshakes. All options on campus are delicious and reasonably priced with a meal plan and the service is, from my experience, always wonderful.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Happy Student
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    I am not personally a member of Greek life (yet), but I've heard that it's great and the people I've met who are involved have been really friendly. Students are not allowed to pledge until the spring of their freshman year, because the college wants students to get involved and not feel pressure or isolation by not being a part of Greek life immediately. There's also a strict no-hazing policy, so there's nothing to be afraid of. Although movies might give you the impression that Greek life is shallow and boring, it'Â?Â?s really anything but! The groups are dedicated and passionate, performing community service and adopting organizations (like Girl Scouts). Greek life isn't an overwhelming or unsavory presence at all and you won't feel shunned if you'Â?Â?re not a part of it. The people are open-minded and sweet (as with any other club) and they'Â?Â?ll be just as happy to befriend you as they are with their brothers and sisters.

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  • 0
  • Nicole from Naples, FL
  • Nov-06-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Rush is in the spring of Freshmen year, therefore you can move in sorority/fraternity house the following year.

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  • 0
  • Cass from Florida
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life at Rollins is extremely inclusive, does NOT haze (do not believe everything you hear), and is very welcoming to the overall college community. They host a variety of events, parties, service events, and overall are very campus and service oriented.

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  • 0
  • Lauren from Rome, GA
  • Jan-01-2014 I am a current student here

    While I'm not part of Greek life, I do know a bit about it. Rush isn't done until the spring semester and there's no hazing. You can still have a social life if you don't join a sorority or fraternity, and there's presence on campus isn't obnoxious like at some other schools I've visited.

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  • 0
  • Alyssa from Seffner, FL
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    I personally am not a member of a sorority, but many of my friends are. I don't know much in this area, but one thing I can say is that typical �snobby� sorority/fraternity attitude does not exist at this school. Everyone involved in Greek life that I have met so far has been truly genuine and just like anyone else on campus. I really like how Rollins has students wait until the second semester of their freshman year to rush, in order to allow students the opportunity to see where they fit in before they rush into anything.

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  • 0
  • X from Orlando, FL
  • Nov-02-2013 I am a current student here

    I definitely recommend. The Greek community at Rollins is inclusive and is all about empowering individual members to be themselves and find out who they are while they go through college and while giving back to their organization and to the Greek community as a whole. It is not about having money, looks, or social status, like movies make it seem. It doesn't matter which organization you end up at, we will all be brothers and sisters as members of the Greek community at Rollins. With that being said, I admit that Greek life is not for everyone but going through recruitment is definitely something I recommend. By going through recruitment, you will have a taste of what Greek life is like in real life, and particularly at Rollins, and going through recruitment does not mean you have to accept a bid. And, if you do accept a bid, it doesn't mean you have to get initiated. If anything, going through recruitment will make you meet a lot of people, even if you don't join any organization so I say definitely go for it!

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  • Betsey
  • Aug-18-2013 I am a current student here

    I am not involved in Greek Life but I do know that they ran into quite a few issues last year and a few of them were kicked off of campus.

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