Fast Facts

From our idyllic location to our many awards and rankings, everything you need to know about Rollins College at a glance.

A Personal Approach

The student-to-faculty ratio at Rollins? 10:1. Average class size? 17. Our professors know a lot, starting with your name.

About Rollins

It’s a Wonderful Life

From hundreds of organizations and activities to the inclusive atmosphere, your time at Rollins is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Student Life at Rollins

Overview

Affiliation

Nonsectarian, Independent, and Co-Educational

Location

Winter Park, Florida, an attractive residential community adjacent to the city of Orlando; the campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Virginia

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Florida Department of Education, American Association Alliance of Museums (AAM)
  • AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Academic Awards & Rankings

  • For 20 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rollins among the top two regional universities in the South and first in Florida.
  • Rollins is consistently recognized by Peterson’s Competitive Colleges, Barron’s Guide, and The Princeton Review as being among the finest private, liberal arts colleges in America.
  • Rollins is proud to have a Nobel Laureate among its alumni as well as being named the top producer of Fulbright Scholars.
  • Rollins is the oldest college in Florida. With an endowment of more than $300 million, it ranks in the top 10 percent of the more than 3,900 colleges and universities across the country.
  • Rollins is recognized as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U.
  • Rollins College hosts the internationally renowned Bach Festival.

Diversity

  • Students from more than 40 states and more than 50 countries.
  • More than 30 percent of the students at Rollins are international students or students of color.
  • The Center for Inclusion & Campus Involvement strives to create an experience rich in perspectives and opportunities to learn from one another.
  • The Center for Inclusion & Campus Involvement coordinates diversity education, workshops, cultural programs and activities, and a comprehensive resource center dedicated to diversity at Rollins.

Additional Information

  • 60 percent of students live on-campus.
  • 85 percent of students receive some type of financial aid.
  • More than $35 million in total Rollins College funds awarded in 2013-2014.
  • Average class size: 17
  • Student to faculty ratio: 10:1

Student Registration & Profile

Learn more about student registration and profile in Rollins' Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Professional Studies for Fall 2014.

Student Registration: 1,932

Student Gender Profile

Female: 59%
Male: 41%

Student Ethnicity Profile

White, non-Hispanic: 66.9%
Hispanic/Latino 12.9%
Non-U.S. Resident: 8.2%
Black or African American: 3.1%
Asian: 2.7%
Two or More Races Reported: 3.2%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown: 2.9%
American Indian/Alaskan Native: .2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: .1%

Entering First-Year Students — Fall 2014

First-year Applications: 4,858
First-year Enrollment: 540

High School Geographic Origin

Florida: 42%
Mid-Atlantic: 14%
New England: 11%
Southeast (Non-Florida): 8%
Other: 26%

SAT Scores (Combined Math & Reading)

Average (Mean): 1194
25th Percentile: 1120
75th Percentile: 1260
Median: 1190

ACT Scores (Composite Score)

25th Percentile: 25
75th Percentile: 29