Hollins University, VA

Private Nonprofit4-Year • Very Small • Highly ResidentialBaccalaureate CollegeVery Selective • Low Transfer-InWomen-OnlyMain Campus
7916 Williamson Rd Nw, Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6000

Hollins University Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Hollins University

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender Studies2%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences14%
Business, Management, Marketing6%
Communication, Journalism5%
English Language and Literature10%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics5%
Mathematics and Statistics2%
Multi-disciplinary Studies2%
Natural Resources and Conservation6%
Philosophy and Religious Studies1%
Physical Sciences1%
Social Sciences13%
Visual and Performing Arts23%


Getting into Hollins University

64%Admission Rate
565Median SAT Math
610Median SAT Reading
27Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)510–620
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)560–660
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)24–29
1 36


Cost of Attending Hollins University

$39KIn-State Tuition
$39KOut-of-State Tuition
$54KAverage Total Cost
$21KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolVAUS


Typical Debt after Hollins University

70%Receive Federal Loans
$22KMedian Federal Debt
58%Repayment Rate
$280Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolVAUS
$0–$30K 33%53%57%
$30K–$48K 16%16%16%
$48K–$75K 14%13%12%
$75K–$110K 13%10%9%
>$110K 24%13%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$23K$13K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$21K$14K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$22K$13K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$25K$13K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$20K$12K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$36K$28K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$27K$20K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$4K$4K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 54%42%43%
3-years after entering repayment 58%47%46%
5-years after entering repayment 60%50%50%
7-years after entering repayment 67%55%55%


Completion Rates at Hollins University

78%Retention Rate
-Transfer Rate
13%Withdrawal Rate
59%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolVAUS
Within 4 Years 52%43%38%
Within 6 Years 59%54%55%
Within 8 Years 56%54%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolVAUS
Asian 100%60%53%
Black 40%42%39%
Caucasian 55%55%52%
Hispanic or Latino 75%49%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 50%42%40%
Non-US citizens/residents 67%49%50%
Two or more races 50%43%44%
Other race 33%47%44%


Outcomes after Hollins University

91%Employment Rate
$27KMedian Salary
$15K25 Pctl Salary
$38K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 91%87%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 87%86%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 88%86%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 86%85%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 85%85%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$6K$8K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$15K$18K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$27K$30K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$38K$43K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$49K$58K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$27K$30K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$29K$34K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$35K$37K$35K


Students at Hollins University

90%Full-time Undergrads
20Avg Entry Age
129Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 100%65%64%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolVAUS
Asian 2%4%4%
Black 10%30%18%
Caucasian 64%47%49%
Hispanic or Latino 7%6%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native 1%<1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 7%3%2%
Two or more races 7%4%3%
Other race 2%4%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolVAUS
$0–$30K 30%40%43%
$30K–$48K 15%18%18%

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