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Hollins University

Hollins University

Hollins University is a four-year, private university located in Roanoke, Virginia. It was founded as Valley Union Seminary in 1842. It became a women's college in 1852, and is distinguished as one of the oldest institutions in the United States to provide higher education to women. The university adopted its current name in 1998, and today sits on a 475-acre campus. Students are provided education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Hollins University is renowned for its creative writing program. Creative Writing in America named it one of the most productive writing programs in America. Some of the well known alumnae of this program include Pulitzer-Prize winning poets Natasha Trethewey and Henry S. Taylor, Kiran Desai and pioneering sportswriter Mary Garber.

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Women's Studies
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
English Language And Literature/Letters, Other
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Playwriting And Screenwriting
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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