Tuition & Fees

$30,346

$30,346

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
46%
400-499
43%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
42%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
23%
400-499
53%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

74%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined + 418
Total Received 1,429
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Private (nonprofit)

2,093

undergraduate students

988

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing/health Professions
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2297
ACT 3592

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Location

School Facts

Holy Family University 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 3,081
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)

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Philadelphia, PA

47-acre, suburban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
46%
400-499
43%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
42%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
23%
400-499
53%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%

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

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined + 418
Total Received 1,429

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

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,883

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,338
Room $7,140
Board $6,436
Additional fees $1,008
Books & supplies $1,090
Total $45,012
Average Financial Aid - $21,883
Total with Avg. Aid $23,129

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,330,350
State $2,701,475
Institutional $16,448,882
Other external $336,108
Total $22,816,815

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,579,619
Other external $37,064
Total $2,616,683
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 267 341-3233
F: 215 599-1694
finaid@holyfamily.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Janice Hetrick
Director of Financial Aid
jhetrick@holyfamily.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Rugby

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading/dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading/dance, Mini-Thon, Paintball, Rugby

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Athletic Directors

Sandra Michael (men's)
Assistant Vice President For Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, East Coast Conference
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
dark blue, light blue, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Medical Technology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Business Intelligence
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
English
Fire Science/Public Safety
History
Humanities
Marketing/Management
Mathematics
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
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
Special Education
Sports Marketing/Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing/health Professions
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

3,081

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

2,093
students

Female
74%
1,545

Male
26%
548

32%

988
students

Female
79%
781

Male
21%
207

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,621
students

Female
75%
1,208

Male
25%
413

23%

472
students

Female
72%
337

Male
28%
135

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

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
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • 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
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Cote D'ivoire
Estonia
Jamaica
Nigeria
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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