Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$31,790

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
430
75th
550
25th
440
75th
21
25th
15
75th
19
25th
16
75th
21
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

25%

male

75%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,021
Declined 293
Total Received 1,314
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Private

2,423

undergraduate students

1,356

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,779
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
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
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
430
75th
550
25th
440
75th
21
25th
15
75th
19
25th
16
75th
21
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Neither SAT Subject Tests Neither

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,021
Declined 293
Total Received 1,314

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,979

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,590
Housing $8,193
Food $7,070
Additional fees $1,200
Total $47,053
Average Financial Aid - $17,979
Total with Avg. Aid $29,074

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Esports yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, East Coast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting and Related Services, Other. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Computer Programming, Specific Applications. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Finance, General. yes
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Fire Services Administration. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes
Management Science. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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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

3,779

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

2,423
students

Female
75%
1,810

Male
25%
613

36%

1,356
students

Female
83%
1,122

Male
17%
234

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

1,725
students

Female
75%
1,290

Male
25%
435

29%

698
students

Female
74%
520

Male
26%
178

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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

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