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Rollins College

Winter Park, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate49%
Acceptance Rate49%

About Rollins College

Rollins College Overview

Rollins College is a private, nonprofit school in a suburban setting in Winter Park, Florida. Rollins College was founded in 1885 and the school enrolls around 2,694 students per year, which includes 2,147 undergrads. Rollins College offers on-campus housing for up to 1,553 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is February 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Rollins College by April 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Rollins College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Rollins College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Rollins College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Rollins College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Rollins College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Rollins College on the Student Life page.

2022 Rollins College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 49%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 46%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 46%
Tuition $56,110
Percent of Need Met 80%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $39,225

Is Rollins College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Rollins College offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

Rollins College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Rollins College. The university admitted 49% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 8,409 applications received in 2022, 4,094 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Rollins College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 83% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Rollins Collegereturn for their sophomore year. Around 71% of students who started at Rollins College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Rollins College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Rollins College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Rollins College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Rollins College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Rollins College's endowment was $460.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Rollins College spends about $12,172 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Rollins College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Rollins College meets 80% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $39,225 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $29,179 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Rollins College.

Based on this information, is Rollins College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Rollins College a good school for you?

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Where is Rollins College Located?

Rollins College is located in the suburban setting of Winter Park, Florida, less than an hour from Orlando.

If you are interested in seeing Rollins College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 4 to Winter Park, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Orlando International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Rollins College and Winter Park are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 Holt Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789-4499

Campus Setting: Suburban

Rollins College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rollins College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rollins College is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Rollins College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Rollins College ACT Scores


ACT Range

25 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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29 and Above


25 to 29


25 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Rollins College is 27. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Rollins College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 25 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 25 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Rollins College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1180 - 1330


Math SAT Range

560 - 660


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1330 and Above


1180 to 1330


1180 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Rollins College students is 1239. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Rollins College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1180 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1180 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Rollins College.

Rollins College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Rollins College is like? There are approximately 2,692 students enrolled at Rollins College, including 2,145 undergraduate students and 547 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 55% percent are from FL and 45% percent of students are from other states.


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