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Hollins University Stats, Info and Facts

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1,024 Students

48% Admitted

  • 790 full time
  • 189 part time
  • 0 men full time
  • 810 women full time
  • 3,629 applied
  • 2,356 admitted
  • 208 enrolled

645 Undergraduates

$38,400 Tuition/Year

  • 249 Graduates
  • 16 Non-Degree
  • $38,400 in state
  • $635 fees
  • $13,620 room & board
  • $800 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
School Mascot: None
School Colors: Green and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kalyn from Richmond, VA
  • 0
  • Hollins University is a tight-knit community that prides itself on small student-to-teacher ratios. The teachers are willing to help students, and the students never walk away having questions. There is…

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  • Jamila from Roanoke, VA
  • 0
  • Hollins is an amazing, all woman's private college that brings out all of the intellectually strong, and talented qualities of every woman that attends the school. The…

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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.

Hollins University
  • Located in Roanoke, VA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,024 students enrolled
  • 48% admitted
  • $38,400 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Sarah from Cedar Grove, NC
  • I am a current student here

    The community at Hollins is unparallelled. Even though I started in the middle of the school year, I had no trouble jumping right into the campus community. I had been in my dorm no longer than 10 minutes before my neighbors were coming over to say hi!

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  • 5
  • Ashton from Vinton, VA
  • I am a current student here

    There is always something going on to the point of where you have to decide between activities. They bring in artists, filmmakers, and bands. Furthermore, the people are amazing and helpful.

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  • 4
  • Kristan from Terre Haute, IN
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The students I've met are very friendly and the campus is really small and easy to get around; it feels like everyone is one big family.

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