Admission Deadlines

First-Year Student Deadlines

  • Complete FAFSA online ( with the Department of Education: October 1 – February 15 
  • Early decision application due (binding): November 1
  • Early action application due (non-binding): November 15
  • The Secular Society Scholars application priority deadline: December 1
  • Mail parent and student tax returns to Hollins: January 1 – April 15
  • Regular decision priority application due: February 1 (Applications are invited until the class is full.)
  • Candidate reply date: May 1. Make your deposit online.

Transfer Student Deadlines

  • Application deadline (for fall semester): February 1
  • Application deadline (for spring semester): December 1

Applications received after the deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis.