Hollins University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Hollins University is 9:1, and the school has 90.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Hollins University include: English Language and Literature/Letters; Visual and Performing Arts; Psychology; Social Sciences; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Computer literacy
Mathematics
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
English Language and Literature/Letters 21%
Visual and Performing Arts 17%
Psychology 11%
Social Sciences 11%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 51%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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