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Colleges / Hollins University

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%

Hollins University Student Life

Hollins University Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

Hollins University has the Hollins Activity Board (HAB). In fact, more students participate in the Hollins Activity Board (HAB) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Hollins University include Asian Student Alliance, Hollins Repertory Dance Company (HRDC), Hollie Collie Crafters and We Who Appreciate Anime (WA2).

Hollins University students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Formal/Spring Cotillion, Opening Convocation and Tinker Day.

Does Hollins University Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Hollins University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 88%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 669
Number of Students Living On-Campus 626
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

Hollins University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Hollins University students live on campus. In 2023, 88% of undergrads at Hollins University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 12% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hollins University. There are 669 spots available in on-campus housing for all 713 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 626 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Hollins University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Hollins University Athletics

Hollins University does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Hollins University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Hollins University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hollins University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Hollins University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Hollins University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Hollins University, take Interstate 81 to Roanoke, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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