Please submit each of the following items by the application deadline. A completed application consists of:
Admission decisions are based upon the interview, on-campus writing exercise, essay, recommendations, and academic record. An admission decision will be made once the prospective student file is complete. Each student will be notified by phone and then a corresponding letter will be mailed.
All admitted students are asked to complete and return the Statement of Decision postcard mailed with the acceptance letter of her intent to enroll along with a $200 reservation deposit. Once officially enrolled, the student will receive information from the Horizon Program director regarding orientation, advising, scheduling, and registration.
We require an informational interview for all applicants. It is an opportunity to discuss your goals and the program in more detail. To schedule an appointment with the director of the Horizon Program, call (540) 362-6609.
The ability to write clearly and to analyze written material is essential for success at Hollins. To assess an applicant's ability to write and analyze, we require that each applicant complete an on-campus writing exercise. To prepare for this exercise, please read this excerpt (PDF) from Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group. For dates and times, call (540) 362-6609.
Hollins University complies with the Virginia State Police in reporting information to the National Crime Center Registry.