Tuition & Fees

$29,750

$29,750

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
24%
400-499
55%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
17%
18-23
58%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
37%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
29%
18-23
33%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

27%

73%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 982
Declined + 346
Total Received 1,328
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Private (nonprofit)

2,045

undergraduate students

667

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing/health Related
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Pre-K/special Education
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Codes

SAT 2297
ACT 3592

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School Facts

Holy Family was founded in 1954 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and is a comprehensive private university. The 47-acre main campus is located in north east Philadelphia, with additional locations located in Bensalem and Newtown.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,712
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Philadelphia, PA

47-acre, suburban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,567,442), 10 miles from city center; branch locations in Bensalem and Newtown. Main campus is served by air, bus, and train service to Philadelphia. Regional public transportation provided by commuter train and city bus. School operates shuttle bus between the Philadelphia Campus and Bensalem location.

Holy Family University
9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
32%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
24%
400-499
55%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
17%
18-23
58%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
37%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
29%
18-23
33%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 982
Declined + 346
Total Received 1,328

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Lauren A. Campbell
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 215 637-3050
F: 215 281-1022
admissions@holyfamily.edu

Cost

Tuition $28,762
Room $7,250
Board $6,436
Additional fees $988
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $44,516
Average Financial Aid - $20,660
Total with Avg. Aid $23,856

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,660

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,975,996
State $2,546,636
Institutional $13,703,101
Other external $280,582
Total $19,506,315

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $1,967,018
Other external $52,512
Total $2,019,530

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
copenhagen blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Medical Technology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Communications
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
English
Finance
Fire Science/Public Safety
History
Humanities
International Business
Marketing/Management
Mathematics
Nursing
Psychobiology
Psychology
Psychology for Business
Radiologic Science
Radiologic Sciences
Religious Studies
Secondary Education/Art
Secondary Education/Biology
Secondary Education/Chemistry
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Secondary Education/Social Sciences
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Sociology
Special Education
Sports Marketing/Management
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Undergraduate

75%

2,045
students

Female
73%
1,500

Male
27%
545

Graduate

25%

667
students

Female
76%
508

Male
24%
159

undergraduateFull-time

70%

1,432
students

Female
76%
1,080

Male
24%
352

undergraduatePart-time

30%

613
students

Female
69%
420

Male
31%
193

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Ukraine
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Lauren Campbell
Executive Director of Admissions
215 637-3050
admissions@holyfamily.edu

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