Our graduates emerge from Rollins Gateway as global citizens and responsible leaders empowered to lead meaningful lives and forge productive careers.
A Rollins education puts our graduates on a path to long-term success. More than one third of Fortune 1000 CEOs own a liberal arts degree, and a recent Georgetown University study found that the return on investment for an education at a liberal arts college was more than $900,000 40 years after enrollment—more than 25 percent higher than the median gain at all colleges. While our graduates enjoy long-run leadership, Tars also experience success right out of the gate. Rollins’ Center for Career & Life Planning reached out to the Class of 2018 to see how Tars are faring a year after graduation.
of graduates engaged in the workforce, grad school, or volunteer service 12 months after graduation.
The survey had a 36 percent response rate.
Making Good on Our Mission
At Rollins, our mission is to educate students for global citizenship and responsible leadership, empowering graduates to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers. A 2018 survey of graduating Rollins seniors reveals how well we’re delivering on our promise.
say their Rollins education was helpful or very helpful in preparing them to be a global citizen.
say their Rollins education was helpful or very helpful in preparing them to be a responsible leader.
say their Rollins education was helpful or very helpful in preparing them to pursue a meaningful life.
say their Rollins education was helpful or very helpful in preparing them to pursue a productive career.
Where Our Grads Go
Rollins’ innovative liberal education equips students with the expertise to succeed as the world evolves. As a result, our graduates’ prospects are as limitless as their ambition.
The World’s Top Companies
Our grads are helping make tomorrow happen at some of the world’s most prominent organizations.
The World’s Best Graduate Schools
Our grads are pursuing advanced degrees at some of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Orlando = Opportunity
Rollins graduates are prepared to lead anywhere in the world, but thanks to Orlando’s status as one of the nation’s best cities for college grads, they don’t have far to look for opportunity.
Top 5 Best City to Start a Career
Top 10 Best Big City for Jobs
No. 1 Midsize College City in U.S.
No. 1 Most STEM Job Growth
From artists to executives and athletes to entrepreneurs, our alumni have made a powerful impact on communities around the world for generations.
Donald J. Cram ’41 ’88H
Nobel Prize-winning chemist
Muriel Fox ’48
Co-founder, National Organization for Women
Fred M. Rogers ’51 ’74
Creator and host, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
Janis Hirsch ’72
Executive producer and writer
Allan R. Weiss ’81MBA
Retired President of Worldwide Operations for Walt Disney Company Parks & Resorts, Walt Disney Company
Rodney C. Adkins ’81
Retired Senior Vice President, IBM Systems and Technology Group
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