Hollins University

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Private university in Hollins, Virginia

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About Hollins University

According to Wikipedia, Hollins University is a private university in Hollins, Virginia. Founded in 1842 as Valley Union Seminary in the historical settlement of Botetourt Springs, it is one of the oldest institutions of higher education for women in the United States.

Hollins University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
3,056 81% 62% 1185 26

How Much Does Hollins University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $15,824
30K - 48K $17,529
48K - 75K $20,908
75K - 110K $23,052
110K+ $24,435

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Hollins University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Hollins University, then you can expect to earn an average of $37,900 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Hollins University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
996 835 161

Where is Hollins University?

Hollins University is located at 7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke VA 24020

How Safe is Hollins University?

Roanoke has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Hollins University Known For?

Hollins University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Hollins University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Hollins University's Most Influential Alumni?

Hollins University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Philosophy, and Communications. Here are some of Hollins University's most famous alumni:

Lottie Moon
Lottie Moon
A Missionary in China.
Annie Dillard
Annie Dillard
An American writer.
Ann Compton
Ann Compton
An American journalist .
Dorothy Dix
Dorothy Dix
An American newspaper columnist.
Mary K. Gaillard
An American physicist.
Henry S. Taylor
An American poet.
Lee Smith
An American writer.
Mary Garber
Mary Garber
An American sportswriter .
Balli Kaur Jaswal
A Singaporean novelist.
Donna Richardson
Donna Richardson
An American fitness instructor.
Lyda Hill
An American woman philanthropist.
Cathryn Hankla
An American writer.