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Colleges / Hollins University

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

Hollins University Academics

Hollins University requires a minimum of 128 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Hollins University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Hollins University does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at Hollins University complete all the credits required within six years.

Hollins University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Hollins University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Hollins University?

Hollins University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Hollins University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Hollins University

When choosing a major, Hollins University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Hollins University.

Student Designed Majors

Hollins University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Hollins University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Hollins University

Hollins University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hollins University

Does Hollins University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Hollins University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Hollins University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Hollins University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Hollins University Offer AP Credit?

✅ Hollins University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Hollins University Have An Honors Program?

❌ Hollins University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Hollins University Require Internships?

❌ Students at Hollins University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Hollins University

Hollins University Library

The main library on campus is the Wyndham Robertson Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Hollins University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Hollins University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Hollins University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Hollins University does not have any ROTC programs.

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