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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 824
Declined 1,139
Total Received 1,963
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Private

1,670

undergraduate students

497

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 2,167
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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 Setting: Major city

Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
64145

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 824
Declined 1,139
Total Received 1,963

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,755

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,115
Room $4,450
Board $3,900
Books & supplies $1,104
Total $30,569
Average Financial Aid - $9,755
Total with Avg. Aid $20,814

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Financial Aid Office


P: 816 501-3600
sfs@avila.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance team

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International and Comparative Education. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports Studies. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Resources
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

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

2,167

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,670
students

Female
64%
1,071

Male
36%
599

23%

497
students

Female
76%
376

Male
24%
121

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

1,090
students

Female
61%
662

Male
39%
428

35%

580
students

Female
71%
409

Male
29%
171

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 24

Spring: January 17

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Japan
New Zealand
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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