Hollins University

country rank  852
world rank  2422

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University Overview

Founded in 1842, Hollins University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Roanoke (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Hollins University is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 500-999 students) women only higher education institution. Hollins University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 178 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1842
Motto Levavi Oculos
Lift thine eyes
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 7916 Williamson Road NW
Roanoke (population range: 50,000-249,999)
24020 Virginia
United States
T +1 (540) 362 6000
F +1 (540) 362 6642

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 9707 8060 Quadrangle Lane
Roanoke 24020-1707
+1 (540) 362 6401
800 456 9595

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hollins University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council TEAC-Accreditation Committee

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020