What Others Say About Hollins

“The Best 379 Colleges”

The Princeton Review — 2015

“The friends we make here are still going to be our sisters long after we have gone out into the world to accomplish what our experience at Hollins gave us the courage to do.”

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 — 2014

The rankings are based on several key measures of quality, including:

  • Graduation and retention rates
  • Peer and counselor assessments
  • Faculty resources
  • Student selectivity
  • Financial resources
  • Graduation rate performance
  • Alumnae/i giving

“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.”

“The 100 Most Financially Fit Colleges”

Forbes — 2013

Forbes lists Hollins’ “financial GPA” as 4.013 out of a maximum 4.5, which ranks 76th in the country and third in Virginia.