Best Value Schools — 2015
Ranked among the 30 most affordable women’s colleges in the U.S.
The Best 380 Colleges
The Princeton Review — 2016
- Lists Hollins as #19 for “Best College Theater.”
- Students at Hollins “adore the school.” Life on this “gorgeous” and “peaceful” campus is “a unique amalgam of individualistic zaniness and required academic hustle and bustle.”
- “Great library and active student government.”
Fiske Guide to Colleges — 2015
Fiske lists Hollins under the categories:
- “Small Colleges and Universities Strong in Art or Design”
- “Small Colleges and Universities Strong in Film/Television”
- “Small Colleges and Universities Strong in Dance”
“Best National Liberal Arts Colleges”
U.S. News & World Report — 2016
Hollins is ranked number 108 in this category. It is tied with Hampden-Sydney College as the fourth highest-ranked liberal arts college in Virginia, behind Washington and Lee University, the University of Richmond, and Virginia Military Institute.
Hollins is also among the nation’s 10 highest-ranked women’s colleges.
Washington Monthly – 2015
Hollins is one of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation, according to Washington Monthly’s 2015 College Guide and Rankings. Hollins is ranked #98 and is one of only four Virginia colleges to earn a spot in the top 100, joining Emory & Henry College (#36), Washington and Lee University (#56), and the University of Richmond (#79).
“Guide to 332 Green Colleges”
The Princeton Review — 2014
” … Hollins began documenting its greenhouse emissions [in 2007] and enacted its Strategic Plan for Carbon Reduction. The university is on target to achieve a 25 percent reduction by 2015. Even better, Hollins aims to become totally carbon neutral by 2040.”
“America’s top colleges”
Forbes — 2015
For the third consecutive year, Forbes gave Hollins an “A” financial grade.