Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$30,346

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

74%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

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

2,093

undergraduate students

988

graduate students

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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 3,081
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International (PHL)

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
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Students at Your Service (S.A.Y.S.)
  • Green Team
  • Campus Ministry Team
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Student Nurses Association of Holy Family

Top Events

  • Christmas Rose
  • Charter Day
  • Stress Reduction Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • video surveillance

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
58%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.13

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,011
Declined 418
Total Received 1,429

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
volunteer work

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,338
Room & board $13,576
Additional fees $1,008
Books & supplies $1,080
Other fees $908
Total $45,910

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading/dance

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Rugby, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fire Services Administration
French Language Teacher Education
General Studies
Graphic Design
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

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
19%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

172

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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