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Career and graduate school success.

Graduates leave with a résumé listing hands-on internships, a true understanding of science, and the capacity to succeed in her chosen career path. Hollins biology students excel in graduate school, professional schools, and in the work force.

Our graduates have continued on to master's and doctoral programs in ecology, environmental science, microbiology, immunology, and gene technology. Hollins graduates are very successful at gaining entrance to medical school and veterinary school, as well as other health professions.


Medical school admissions

  • East Carolina University
  • Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Mercer University
  • St. George’s University (Grenada, West Indies)
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Texas
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • West Virginia University
  • Wright University


Veterinary medical school admissions

  • Auburn University
  • Colorado State University
  • Cornell University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Massey University (New Zealand)
  • North Carolina State University
  • Ohio State University
  • Purdue University
  • St. George's University (Grenada, West Indies)
  • Texas A & M
  • Tufts University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Virginia-Maryland (VMCVM)
  • Western University


Occupational and physical therapy school admissions

  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences
  • Virginia Commonwealth University


Physician's assistant school/program admissions

  • Chatham University
  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences


Chiropractic school admissions

  • Northwestern College


Dental school admissions

  • University of Lousiville
  • Virginia Commonwealth University


Master's of public health program admissions

  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Tulane University


Graduate school admissions

  • Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of Exeter (U. K.)
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Maryland
  • University of New Mexico
  • Virginia Tech
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • College of William and Mary


Pharmacy school admissions

  • Virginia Commonwealth University