Hollins University Rankings

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In the World#3502 of 14178
In North America#1018 of 2629
In the United States#945 of 2528
In Virginia#29 of 63
In Roanoke#1 of 2

Quick Review

Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$20,457 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
668
Graduates
130
Male:Female Ratio
4:96
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Hollins University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%71%
Applicants3,2443,244
Admissions2,3112,311
Freshmen enrolled full time185185

50 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
156 or 84%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1070
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hollins University are 1070-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
47 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hollins University are 22-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White509 (64%)
Nonresident Alien71 (9%)
Black or African American70 (9%)
Hispanic60 (8%)
Two or more races45 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown19 (2%)
Asian18 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,457/year
Average aid awarded
$34,726
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,824
$30-48K$17,529
$48-75K$20,908
$75-110K$23,052
$110K+$24,435

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$39,360$16,884
Tuition in-state$39,360$16,884
Tuition out-of-state$39,360$16,884
Fee in-district$650$920
Fee in-state$650$920
Fee out-of-state$650$920

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity648
Combined charge for room and board$13,930
Room charge$8,450
Meal charge$5,480

Hollins University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
English Language and Literature, General23
Dance, General319
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Playwriting and Screenwriting16
Business & Commerce, General13
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other13
Psychology, General12
Creative Writing12
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth11
Fine & Studio Arts, General8
History, General6
Music, General6
Film & Cinema & Video Studies6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5
Chemistry, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General41
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other22
Environmental Science4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4
Social Sciences, General4
Political Science and Government, General3
International Relations and Affairs3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Humanities & Humanistic Studies3
Spanish Language and Literature2
Environmental Studies2
Economics, General2
Mathematics, General2
Philosophy2
Organizational Leadership2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Sociology1
French Language and Literature1
Women's Studies1
Grand Total14183
TotalWomen
Graduation rate66%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

Publications & Citations

Publications
498
Citations
6,900

Publication count by topic

Psychology
145
Sociology
53
History
53
Art
37
Biology
37
Political science
33
Philosophy
31
Computer science
18
Medicine
12
Chemistry
10
Economics
10
Engineering
9
Geography
8
Physics
8
Mathematics
7
Materials science
5
Business
4
Geology
3
Environmental science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy120868
History180820
Psychology18562,774
Art196311
Sociology2085292
Geography2671168
Biology27062,290
Political science279156
Economics384634
Physics385860
Mathematics4001130
Medicine4059301
Computer science4259181
Business430230
Materials science461467
Chemistry4755140
Engineering520211

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990374
19911056
1992578
1993959
1994481
1995789
1996674
1997465
1998672
1999265
2000274
2001381
2002768
2003292
2004191
2005884
20065111
200714111
200811163
20096188
201013195
201120210
201221164
201316235
201420237
20159207
201613226
201711194
201812194
201910211
202014226

General info

Alternative namesHollins College
Founded1842
WikipediaHollins University
MottoLevavi Oculos
Lift thine eyes
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January, February-May)
Total FTE staff279
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address7916 Williamson Rd NW
Roanoke, Virginia, 24020
United States
City population98,000
Phone5403626000
Fax+1 (540) 362 6642

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