Avila University

Kansas City, MO

Avila University

Kansas City, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$21,115

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
67%
400-499
25%
600-699
8%
500-599
79%
400-499
13%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
71%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 946
Declined 1,356
Total Received 2,302
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Private

1,154

undergraduate students

375

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Avila University, founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1916, became a coeducational Catholic university in 1969. Its 48-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood 10 miles from the city center of Kansas City, MO.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,529
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational

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48-acre, suburban campus in Kansas City (population: 488,943), 10 miles from downtown. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City
64145

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Avila Ambassadors
  • Avila Student Nurses Association
  • Campus Ministries
  • Saudi Arabian Student Association
  • Avila University Theatre Company

Top Events

  • Homecoming Week
  • Spring Fling Week
  • AU Kick Off Celebration
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
67%
400-499
25%
600-699
8%
500-599
79%
400-499
13%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
71%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.24

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 946
Declined 1,356
Total Received 2,302

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International and Comparative Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Leadership
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,529

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,154
students

Female
63%
727

Male
37%
427

25%

375
students

Female
74%
279

Male
26%
96

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

990
students

Female
61%
598

Male
39%
392

15%

164
students

Female
79%
129

Male
21%
35

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

129

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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