The landscape of the mountains, or the liveliness of the city? Why not both? Hollins is nestled within the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, and just minutes away from Roanoke’s vibrant downtown scene, full of restaurants, shops, events, and more.

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We’re located in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia, the cultural and business center of Southwest Virginia. Our 475-acre campus is the perfect setting for the intimacy of a small school.

Location and Directions

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The Rock has been our beloved “billboard” for over 30 years. Countless times, students paint it with slogans, announcements, and that ever-present Hollins spirit.

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Most of our students live on campus, developing the rich Hollins tradition of community. We offer a variety of living options, and you can even find specialty housing if you have particular academic or personal interests.

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We’re proud of our history as one of the nation’s first institutions for women.

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Opened in 2004 and located on the first floor of the Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum features the work of renowned, emerging, and regional artists. The museum presents exhibitions in a wide variety of media and genres, including selected exhibitions from the permanent collection. Through this programming, the museum provides a forum for art through viewing, dialogue, and an understanding of the creative process.

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Our athletes not only work hard, but play hard too. We put our spirit into eight sports programs with Division III athletics, plus an outstanding riding program.

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From the Student Government Association to tapdancing, we give you the opportunities to pursue what you love and make new friends. See for yourself.

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In its 56,000 square feet, Wyndham Robertson Library houses books, periodicals, and more than 1,400 volumes of children’s literature from the Francelia Butler Collection.

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Our riders are some of the best in the country and compete in shows of true equine excellence.

Riders Capture 2017 ODAC Equestrian Title

More about our riding program
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Community service opportunities, a number of ways to get involved outside of class, and a longstanding tradition of sisterhood and making the most of life. But we’re only getting started here.

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Come see for yourself if we’re truly right for you. Excellence is waiting for you at Hollins.

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If you enjoy the outdoors, with some adventure thrown in, then the Hollins Outdoor Program — or HOP — is for you. HOP combines adventure, education, self-awareness, and leadership all into one fun, exciting program.

Hollins Outdoor Program (HOP)