Hollins University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Hollins University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 805 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1842 and is one of the 7 colleges located in Roanoke, Virginia.

Hollins University is mentioned among Top Gay and Lesbian Friendly Institutions in USA.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at Hollins University.

Hollins University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Biology, General Studies, Business, and Dance and Ballet. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Hollins University is high at 81% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hollins University is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Hollins University is good: 9:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,700
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $35,000 a year. The additional fees at Hollins University beyond tuition are roughly $700; this comes to a total of $35,700 per year.

Read the details about Hollins University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 2,233 applications were submitted and 1,362 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Hollins University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,500
High
Hollins University provides study abroad programs.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Hollins University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- about $7,500 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Hollins University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hollins University Location and Maps



Post Address: Hollins University, 7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020, USA
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