- Population: 550 undergraduate women and 160 coed graduate students
- From 44 states and 17 countries
- 28% minority
- Approximately 65% complete internships
Within one year of graduation:
- 70% of our graduates are employed
- 27% attend graduate or professional school within one year of graduation
- 475-acre campus located in Roanoke, Virginia (population 250,000)
- Regional airport 10 minutes from campus
- Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian Trail 20 minutes away
- Wyndham Robertson Library was designated Virginia’s first National Literary Landmark
- Front Quadrangle is listed on the National Historic Register
- The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum
- Swannanoa Hall, home of the Jackson Center for Creative Writing
- Faculty/student ratio: 1:8
- Average class size: 11
- 99% of full-time professors have a Ph.D. or the terminal degree in their field
- Undergraduate majors: 27
- Coed graduate and certificate programs: 11
- Academic calendar: 4-1-4 academic calendar. Our January Short Term lets students pursue internships, study abroad programs, or intense focus on a course or project.
- Programs in Paris and London
- Annual service learning project in Jamaica
- School for Field Studies in:
- Cambodia and Vietnam
- Costa Rica
- Turks and Caicos
Our students also study in:
- Puerto Rico
- South Africa
- 78% of first-year students live on campus
- Ten residence halls
- 35-unit apartment complex
- Eight special-interest houses or halls
- Around 30 cocurricular clubs and organizations
- 16 honor societies and organizations, including Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest liberal arts honors society in the United States
NCAA Division III athletic programs in:
Nationally recognized riding program.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits Hollins University to award degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Hollins University.
Hollins is on the approved list of the American Association of University Women.
State council of higher education for virginia (Schev) information
Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) useful for planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program.
Students and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources to select a college and major. SCHEV provides one such source that is available here.
Hollins does not discriminate in admission because of race, color, religion, age, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, or sexual orientation, and maintains a nondiscriminatory policy throughout its operation.
For more information, contact:
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
Botetourt Hall, Room 4
Roanoke, VA 24020
Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.