Founded in 1885 by New England Congregationalists who sought to bring their style of liberal arts education to the Florida frontier, Rollins is a four-year, coeducational institution and the first recognized college in Florida.
Rollins College educates students for global citizenship and responsible leadership, empowering graduates to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers. We are committed to the liberal arts ethos and guided by its values and ideals. Our guiding principles are excellence, innovation, and community.
Every aspect of a Rollins College education encourages greater connections to people, ideas and community. A private, residential liberal arts institution located in a welcoming community on the outskirts of Orlando, Rollins (Winter Park, FL) occupies a 70-acre lakeside campus characterized by traditional Spanish-Mediterranean architecture.
Rollins is consistently ranked as the top college in Florida, the top regional university in the South (U.S. News & World Report) and among the finest schools in the nation. In the classroom and beyond, Rollins professors challenge students to broaden their interests, deepen their talents and prepare themselves for graduate school and life.
Rollins' College of Liberal Arts offers 1,964 undergraduates a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1 and an innovative curriculum featuring 29 majors, 39 minors and pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and law.
Rollins' distinctive educational experience includes opportunities for global learning, service, leadership, and student-faculty collaborative research. Rollins also offers undergraduate evening classes and six master's-degree programs, including a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program ranked #1 in Florida by Forbes Magazine and other top publications.