International applicants are considered for an International Friendship Grant at the time their application is considered for admission. The cost of attendance at Hollins includes tuition, room and board, fees, student health insurance, books, and personal expenses.

Estimated Cost for the 2023-24 academic year

Room and Board$15,400
Orientation Fee$275
Insurance/Medical Expenses$2,025
Personal Expenses$1,200
Books & Supplies$800
Mailbox Rental Fee$70
International Students at First Step 2021

If you need help paying college tuition and fees, Hollins awards scholarships starting at $24,000 USD per year for international students with previous, demonstrated academic success.

To be considered for a scholarship, complete an application for admission. If admitted, your decision letter will include an annual merit scholarship.

In addition, there are a limited number of student jobs on the Hollins campus available for international students with financial need. Note that U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations prohibit most students in F status from accepting paid employment anywhere except on the campus where they are studying.

If you have questions about Hollins international student scholarships and financial support, we are here to help. Contact us anytime.