Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$31,640

not including room and board

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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 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.

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
Percent 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 $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,021
Declined 293
Total Received 1,314

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,979

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,590
Room $8,193
Board $7,070
Additional fees $1,050
Books & supplies $1,134
Total $48,037
Average Financial Aid - $17,979
Total with Avg. Aid $30,058

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
Basketball
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
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 Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Computer Programming, Specific Applications.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Finance, General.
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Services Administration.
Health and Wellness, General.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Organizational Leadership.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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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
75%
520

Male
25%
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 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
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