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Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

Hollins, founded in 1842, is a private, liberal arts university for women. Its 475-acre campus is located in the Roanoke Valley. The campus Quadrangle, which includes examples of Classical Revival architecture, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Web Sitewww.hollins.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalNo, women only
Undergraduate Students654
   Women653 (99.8%)
   Men1 (0.2%)
Graduate Students173

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate60% of 2,901 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.70
SAT Math525 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading575 average
530-643 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing555 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$52,435
Tuition and Fees
$36,835
Room and Board
$12,800
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Freshman Award$36,183
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$34,414

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
68
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 44% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Roanoke Population97,469
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
12.5% Black/African-American
6.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.9% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students4.7% from 21 countries
First-Year Students Returning68.9%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
50.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
47%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
29.0%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.32 3.75 520 525 26
Low 2.80 3.00 510 490 20
High 3.56 4.45 530 560 31
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Hollins students have a tradition of climbing nearby Tinker Mountain together.

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