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Rollins College

Winter Park is home to Rollins College Florida’s oldest recognized college. As a private liberal arts school Rollins College provides a challenging undergraduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Rollins also has the top rated Crummer Graduate School of Business and the Hamilton Holt School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in an evening studies program.

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Edward Rollins Hall at Rollins College

Edward Rollins Hall on the Campus of Rollins College, Winter Park FL

Admission to Rollins College

In the 2007 - 2008 school year Rollins College had about 2,400 full time students and 278 graduate students. Every year Rollins College receives more than 3,200 openings for 475 openings in the first year (freshman) class and 55 openings in the transfer class.

SAT scores for students accepted to Rollins College range as follows:

SAT Verbal: 520 to 630
SAT Math: 540 to 640
SAT Writing: 520 to 620

Rollins College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences at Rollins focuses on the bigger picture showing students how areas of knowledge are interconnected. Rollins College students apply what they learn outside the classroom almost as much as they spending learning in the classroom.


Rollins College on Lake Virginia

Rollins College on Lake Virginia in Winter Park, FL

Academic Majors at Rollins College

Rollins College offers 28 different majors including the following:

  • Anthropology
  • Art—History
  • Art—Studio
  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Critical Media and Cultural Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • French
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre

Pre Professional Programs

If you know exactly what you want to be then one of the pre professional programs at Rollins College may be perfect for you. Rollins has programs in Management, Pre Med, Pre Dentistry, Pre Veterinary,  and Pre Law. These programs are designed to prepare you for entrance into a law school, medical school, veterinary school, and for your professional career. 

Rollins lists many top colleges that have accepted graduates from the Rollins College pre professional program including Johns Hopkins University, University of Florida, Vanderbilt University, Columbia University, New York University, Tufts University, and many others.

Rollins College MBA Program

Rollins has one of the top MBA programs in the country. The MBA program is offered in four different formats including Early Advantage MBA for students with little or no work experience, Professional MBA for students that are employed full time, Saturday MBA, and Corporate MBA.. Each of these programs is designed for students based on their work and professional experience and their ability to attend classes.

Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College

The Hamilton Holt School is the evening studies division at Rollins College. It offers both bachelors and masters degree programs for adults that wish to take classes in the evening.



Rollins College Sports Stadium

The stadium at Rollins College, Winter Park FL

Sailboats at Rollins College

Sailboats on Lake Virginia at Rollins College, Winter Park FL

Sports at Rollins College

The nickname for Rollins College Sports is “Tars”. A Tar is a sailor and the nickname originated during WWI when there was a Navy vessel on Lake Virigina. Rollins College sits on Lake Virginia, which makes sailing and water skiiing two sports that are a perfect fit. Today Rollins College is an NCAA Division II school in the Sunshine State Conference with the following sports.

Rollins College Mens Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Waterskiiing

Student Life at Rollins College

Rollins College is a small college that serves both local students and students from all over the world looking for a top education in liberal arts.

Located at the south end of Park Avenue in Winter Park Florida, Rollins students can walk to Park Avenue and enjoy the beautiful park, restaurants, and many events such as the Winter Park Art Festival or farmers market.

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