Holy Names University

Oakland, CA

Holy Names University

Oakland, CA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$40,904

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,679
Declined 205
Total Received 1,884
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Private

783

undergraduate students

355

graduate students

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School Facts

Holy Names University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. It was founded as a girls' school in 1868, began granting bachelor's degrees in 1926, and adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 60-acre campus is located in Oakland, CA.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,138
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

60-acre, urban campus in Oakland (population: 425,195), 20 miles from San Francisco. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA
94619

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 2
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,679
Declined 205
Total Received 1,884

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • 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
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$32,192

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,368
Room $6,944
Board $6,149
Additional fees $536
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $55,077
Average Financial Aid - $32,192
Total with Avg. Aid $22,885
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 510 436-1327
F: 510 436-1199
financialaid@hnu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading, dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, PacWest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Behavioral Neuroscience.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Child Development.
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Forensic Psychology.
General Studies.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Pedagogy.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Philosophy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other.
Pre-Nursing Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Liberal Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,138

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

783
students

Female
62%
489

Male
38%
294

31%

355
students

Female
80%
283

Male
20%
72

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

631
students

Female
65%
407

Male
35%
224

19%

152
students

Female
54%
82

Male
46%
70

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

21%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.70
College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Chile
France
Mexico
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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