If you are thinking about applying to Hollins University, the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Hollins University offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Hollins University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.
The early decision acceptance rate at Hollins University is 92%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 82%. Hollins University accepts about 8% of early action applicants* and 82% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Hollins University admitted 11 of the 12 students who applied early decison. In 2021, Hollins University admitted 1,247 of the 15,362 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Hollins University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Hollins University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Hollins University accepted 82% of all applicants., around 2,469 of the 3,026 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Hollins University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Hollins University must submit the following items. Double check with Hollins University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Hollins University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Hollins University 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 54% were in the top 25% and 85% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Hollins University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||5%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Hollins University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Hollins University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 76% of Hollins University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 35% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Hollins University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1040 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Hollins University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Hollins University student is 1156.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Hollins University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Hollins University students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Hollins University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Hollins University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Hollins University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Hollins University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Hollins University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Hollins University?
Students who are admitted to Hollins University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Hollins University accept transfer credits?
Hollins University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hollins University accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Hollins University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Hollins University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Hollins University?
No, Hollins University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Hollins University's acceptance rate?
Hollins University's acceptance rate is [rate]%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hollins University?
Hollins University's early decision acceptance rate was 92% in 2021.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Hollins University?
The early action acceptance rate at Hollins University was 8% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into Hollins University? Hollins University is a somewhat selective institution. The Hollins University acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hollins University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hollins University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hollins University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Hollins University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1040 to 1250
1040 and Less
The median SAT score for Hollins University students is 1156. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Hollins University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Hollins University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Hollins University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.71. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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