Resources › For Students and Parents Hollins University Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Hollins College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 02, 2017 Hollins University Admissions Overview: Six out of every ten applicants who apply to Hollins University are admitted each year; the school is not highly selective, and applicants with strong grades and test scores are likely to get in. In addition to an application and SAT/ACT scores, interested students will need to submit letters of recommendation and a high school transcript. For more information, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact the admissions office with any questions. Admissions Data (2016): Hollins University Acceptance Rate: 60%GPA, SAT and ACT graph for HollinsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 530 / 643SAT Math: 490 / 590SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTop Virginia colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: 23 / 29ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers meanTop Virginia colleges ACT comparison Hollins University Description: Hollins University is a private liberal arts college for women. The university's attractive 475-acre campus is located in Roanoke, Virginia, just twenty minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Over half of Hollins students participate in an international learning experience, and 80% do an internship for credit. With a 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio and most classes numbering fewer than 20 students, Hollins prides itself on the interaction between students and faculty. Hollins' most popular major is English and Creative Writing, and the school's strengths in the liberal arts earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 837 (664 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 100% Female98% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $36,835Books: $600 (why so much?)Room and Board: $12,800Other Expenses: $2,200Total Cost: $52,435 Hollins University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 73%Average Amount of AidGrants: $30,864Loans: $7,852 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Communication Studies, English, Film, Fine Arts, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 69%4-Year Graduation Rate: 50%6-Year Graduation Rate: 53% Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Hollins University, You May Also Like These Schools: Longwood University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphJames Madison University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Richmond: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOld Dominion University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBridgewater College: Profile University of Virginia: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMount Holyoke College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAverett University: Profile Sweet Briar University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphRadford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGeorge Mason University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Hollins University Mission Statement: read the complete mission statement at http://www.hollins.edu/about/history_mission.shtml "Hollins is an independent liberal arts university dedicated to academic excellence and humane values. Hollins University offers undergraduate liberal arts education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. The Hollins curriculum and cocurricular programs prepare students for lives of active learning, fulfilling work, personal growth, achievement, and service to society."