About Rollins

A Campus Like No Other. Rollins is located on the banks of Lake Virginia in Winter Park, Florida, just north of Orlando.

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.

Mission Statement

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.

Rollins is a comprehensive liberal arts college. Rollins is nationally recognized for its distinctive undergraduate and selected graduate programs. We provide opportunities to explore diverse intellectual, spiritual, and aesthetic traditions. We are dedicated to scholarship, academic achievement, creative accomplishment, cultural enrichment, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship. We value excellence in teaching and rigorous, transformative education in a healthy, responsive, and inclusive environment.

Approved by the Board of Trustees, May 9, 2014

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Phi Beta Kappa installation event at Rollins

Phi Beta Kappa at Rollins

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society. Since its founding on December 5, 1776, it celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Rollins hosts the Theta Chapter of Florida, established in 2022, which invites for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students in each graduating class. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies—the arts, the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences—in higher education and in society at large.

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Rollins Alumni News

Amy Calandrino ’07, Izi Pinho ’12, Wendy Roundtree ’16MBA

3 Tars Recognized Among Orlando’s 40 Under 40

For their professional and philanthropic contributions, three Rollins alumni have been named to Orlando Business Journal’s 2023 honor roll of top leaders under 40.

Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony at Rollins College.

Rollins Inducts 23 New Members of Phi Beta Kappa

Rollins students join 17 U.S. presidents, 42 U.S. Supreme Court justices, and more than 150 Nobel Laureates as members of America’s most prestigious academic honor society.

Rollins Ranked No. 1 Regional University in the South

U.S. News & World Report ranks Rollins the No. 1 regional university in the South in its annual rankings of the nation’s best colleges.

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