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Hollins University
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Private Not for Profit   4-Year
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
718
Transfer-in
17
Average Class Size
Overall
12
Years 1 & 2
13
Years 3 & 4
10

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA
A Hollins University education inspires, engages and prepares students to be achievers. Offering undergraduate coursework for women only, Hollins' 29 academic majors provide an array of options, including biology, English and creative writing, business, psychology and more. VCCS students who earn a qualifying associate's degree after the conferral of their high school diploma arrive to Hollins with their general education requirements fulfilled. Recognized by US News as a top performer in the nation in the categories of Best Value and Social Mobility, students transferring to Hollins benefit from a scholarship guarantee of $20,000/annually. Transfer students who attend Hollins graduate at impressive rates: 87.5% of transfer students who attend Hollins graduate. Our dedication to academic excellence ensures an individualized Hollins experience by supporting robust classroom learning with professional internships, published undergraduate research, production of capstone projects, and study abroad placements. Contact transfer@hollins.edu for more information. We can't wait to hear from you!
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
1-Feb
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Rolling
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Fall
15-Nov
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Spring
1-Dec
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Preferred by 2/1
Transcripts
Official or unofficial transcripts are accepted for admission evaluation. Official versions of all transcripts are requi...see moreOfficial or unofficial transcripts are accepted for admission evaluation. Official versions of all transcripts are required upon matriculation.
Tests
Hollins is test-optional. First-year applicants may submit SAT or ACT scores, or may elect not to do so. Internation...see more Hollins is test-optional. First-year applicants may submit SAT or ACT scores, or may elect not to do so. International applicants must provide results of a SAT or ACT examination. Applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores for the TOEFL, IELTS or through Duolingo. Students may qualify for an exemption of this requirement if official documentation is provided that English is the language of instruction at their secondary school or with commensurate SAT or ACT subscore. Contact huadm@hollins.edu for additional details.
Essay
Essays are required of all applicants.
Interview
While an interview is not required for admission, we welcome the opportunity to connect one-on-one virtually or in-perso...see moreWhile an interview is not required for admission, we welcome the opportunity to connect one-on-one virtually or in-person to learn more about your academic history and plans for undergraduate study.
Letter of Recommendation
One letter of recommendation or a Secondary School Report is required. No more than three letters of recommendation ...see more One letter of recommendation or a Secondary School Report is required. No more than three letters of recommendation will be accetped.
Application Fee
$0
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Freshman Definition
Hollins defines a first-year student as someone entering the institution as their first attempt at undergraduate level w...see moreHollins defines a first-year student as someone entering the institution as their first attempt at undergraduate level work after the conferral of their high school degree.
Application Types
Apply from the Hollins website, or using the Common Application
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Financial Aid
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
1-Feb
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
1-Dec
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Fall
1-Feb
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Spring
1-Dec
Transfer Financial Aid Date
Rolling
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance at Hollins
College Fit
Less than 1,000 students. Average class size of 12. All women at the undergraduate level. On-campus housing guaranteed. ...see moreLess than 1,000 students. Average class size of 12. All women at the undergraduate level. On-campus housing guaranteed. Scholarship of at least $20,000 guaranteed for transfer students. Scholarship of $2,000 available for PTK members. Top majors for transfer students include business, psychology and biology. 5-year MAT program. Renowned English and creative writing program. Small community with big outcomes for students; 95% of class of 2019 employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Submit an official or unofficial transcript to huadm@hollins.edu to receive an individualized evaluation of your transfe...see moreSubmit an official or unofficial transcript to huadm@hollins.edu to receive an individualized evaluation of your transfer credits
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
Transcripts
Official or unofficial transcripts are accepted for admission evaluation. Official versions of all transcripts are requi...see moreOfficial or unofficial transcripts are accepted for admission evaluation. Official versions of all transcripts are required upon matriculation.
Tests
Hollins is test-optional. Transfer applicants may submit SAT or ACT scores, or may elect not to do so....see moreHollins is test-optional. Transfer applicants may submit SAT or ACT scores, or may elect not to do so.
Essay
Essays are required of all applicants.
Letters of Recommendation
One letter or recommendation is required.
Interview
While an interview is not required for admission, we welcome the opportunity to connect one-on-one virtually or in-perso...see moreWhile an interview is not required for admission, we welcome the opportunity to connect one-on-one virtually or in-person to learn more about your academic history and plans for undergraduate study.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Hollins recommends VCCS students earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to be admissible. Select guaranteed admission ag...see moreHollins recommends VCCS students earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to be admissible. Select guaranteed admission agreements with Virginia Western Community College are in place for AS degrees in business administration, general studies, social sciences and social sciences-education
Application Types(s)
Regular Decision
Application Fee
$0
Transfer Definition
Any student with college credit earned post matriculation from high school
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Minimum GPA
2.5
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Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Transfer credits will be considered for CLEP (College Level Examination Program) on an individual basis for examinations...see moreTransfer credits will be considered for CLEP (College Level Examination Program) on an individual basis for examinations if Hollins offers a comparable course.
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Creative Arts
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Humanities
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Science & Math
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Social Sciences
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Special Transfer Opportunities
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VCCS Transfer Agreement
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PTK scholarship
Opportunities
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Alumnae referral
Opportunities
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Campus Service and Engagement
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Disability Services
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Online Degree Options Available
Summer Courses Available
Flexible Degree Options
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Guaranteed Admissions
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Reverse Transfer
Campus Housing
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Club/Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
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Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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College Catalog
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