Tuition & Fees

$19,900

$19,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
75%
400-499
25%
600-699
8%
500-599
50%
400-499
42%
30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
53%
12-17
21%
30-36
1%
24-29
28%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
70%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 836
Declined + 1,204
Total Received 2,040
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Private (nonprofit)

1,272

undergraduate students

431

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Radiologic Science
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 6109
ACT 2278

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,703
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)

Kansas City, MO

48-acre, suburban campus in Kansas City (population: 481,420), 10 miles from downtown. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
75%
400-499
25%
600-699
8%
500-599
50%
400-499
42%
30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
53%
12-17
21%
30-36
1%
24-29
28%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
70%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 836
Declined + 1,204
Total Received 2,040

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

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

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Bethany Bauer
Director of Undergraduate Admission
P: 816 501-2400
F: 816 501-2453
admissions@avila.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 816 501-3600
financialaid@avila.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Crystal Bruntz
Director of Financial Aid
crystal.bruntz@avila.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Cristina Cowan (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
purple and Vegas Gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Communication
Computer Science
Corporate Communication
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Education
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Health Care Informatics
Health Care Services
Healthcare Management
History
Human Resources
International Business
International Education/Advocacy
Kinesiology
Management
Marketing
Middle School Education
Music
Nursing
Organizational Development
Pre-Health Professions
Psychology
Public Accounting
Radiologic Sciences
Religious Studies
Secondary Education/Business
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Sports Science
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Radiologic Science
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,703

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,272
students

Female
60%
761

Male
40%
511

25%

431
students

Female
70%
302

Male
30%
129

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

1,077
students

Female
57%
607

Male
43%
470

16%

195
students

Female
79%
154

Male
21%
41

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 24

Spring: January 17

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Taiwan
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bruce Inwards
Director, International Student Services
816 501-3772
bruce.inwards@avila.edu

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