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Admission Office
Hollins University
P.O. Box 9707
Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6401
Fax: (540) 362-6218



Rebecca Beach
(540) 362-6548

Hollins University
P.O. Box 9615
Roanoke, VA 24020

Your nursing career can start at Hollins.

An articulation agreement has been established with Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) in Roanoke, Virginia for Hollins students seeking career opportunities in the field of nursing. Each year, JCHS will grant priority admission to a maximum of five qualified Hollins students into the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) program. Hollins students with a grade point average of at least 2.7 (first tier admission requires a minimum 3.0 GPA) who have completed their baccalaureate degree (in any field) and completed the following prerequisite courses (each with a grade of "C" or above) are eligible to apply:

  • PHIL 253 (preferred), PHIL 182 or PHIL 252
  • STAT 140, STAT 251 or PSY 208
  • BIOL 220/220L, BIOL 260, and BIOL 312/312L
  • PSY 141 and PSY 351
  • Nutrition taken at JCHS during Short Term

Required coursework for the accelerated B.S.N program will be completed at JCHS over four terms (fall, spring, summer, fall) after confirmation of the Hollins baccalaureate degree. The annual application deadline for priority admission is January 31.


Pre-nursing advisor

Rebecca Beach, associate professor of biology; B.S., University of Arizona; M.S., University of Connecticut-Storrs; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin