Rollins College

Rollins College

Rollins College is located in Winter Park, Florida, United States, and was established in the year 1885 by the New England Congregationalists. Rollins College is among the oldest recognized colleges in Florida. Students are offered several degrees and certificate programs through the schools and colleges under it. They are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Crummer Graduate School of Business
  • Hamilton Holt School

The athletic teams of Rollins College are known as the Tars. The men's teams participate in sports such as baseball, golf, cross country, lacrosse, rowing, and soccer. The women's teams are involved in basketball, softball, golf, volleyball, sailing, and rowing. Notable alumni of the college are Larry Burkett, financial radio show host; Olcott Deming, former U.S. Ambassador to Uganda; and Jonathan Figg, film director.

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Contacting Rollins College

Rollins College
1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park , FL 32789-4499
General Phone: (407) 646-2000

Rollins College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management326business management, human resources, organizational behavior, international business
Liberal Arts310Latin American studies, area studies, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, English, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, ...
Therapy and Counseling117psychology, counseling psychology
Media62organizational communications
Science24biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics
Computer Science and Engineering23computer and info science
Education and Teaching21elementary school teaching
Drama and Performing Arts13drama
Fine Arts11art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy9philosophy, religion
Art Studies8art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Rollins College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree67632
Master's degree2755
Associate's degree43

Rollins College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rollins College had a total enrollment of 3,453 students (3,180 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 77%
Graduate 23%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 6%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 26%
20-21 25%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Rollins College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 85 %

Rollins College Room and Board (2007)

Rollins College offers campus housing for 1,251 of its 3,180 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Winter Park, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Rollins College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal540640
SAT Math550640
SAT Writing530640
ACT Verbal2229
ACT Math2227
ACT Composite2328

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT86%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT46%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Rollins College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 34,520
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 34,520
Room and board $ 10,780
Room charge $ 6,340
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,440
Books and supplies $ 720
Other expenses $ 3,567

Financial Aid:
Rollins College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 151500)

Rollins College Faculty

Rollins College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year60$101,01520$90,292
Associate professoracademic year32$71,42619$69,553
Assistant professoracademic year20$57,14424$54,297
Lectureracademic year6$49,13913$43,768
All faculty totalacademic year118$82,91776$65,782

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Rollins College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Sunshine State Conference
Baseball Sunshine State Conference
Track Sunshine State Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports405494

Rollins College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
Area Studies, Other
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs

Mathematics, General

Organizational Communication, General

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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Rollins College Highlights

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What Sets Rollins College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Rollins College % of degrees in liberal arts
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 13%Rollins College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Number of degree programs
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Top 15%Rollins College Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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% of degrees in music
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Top 15%Rollins College % of degrees in music
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 17%Rollins College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in media
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Top 19%Rollins College % of degrees in media
Student SAT scores
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Top 20%Rollins College Student SAT scores

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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