Tuition & Fees

$30,560

$30,560

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
51%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
52%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
47%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,205
Declined + 1,361
Total Received 6,566
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Private (nonprofit)

3,821

undergraduate students

1,376

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communication
  3. Accounting
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Codes

SAT 2363
ACT 3608

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Location

School Facts

La Salle University, established in 1863 in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle and the Christian Brothers teaching order that St. La Salle founded, is a private, coeducational liberal arts school. Its campus is located in Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,197
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Philadelphia, PA

133-acre, urban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,567,872); branch campus in Bucks County. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to other areas of Philadelphia. Public transportation serves campus.

La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 16% of male students
 
6 sororities 17% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
51%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
52%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
47%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,205
Declined + 1,361
Total Received 6,566

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

James Plunkett
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admission
P: 215 951-1500
F: 215 951-1656
admiss@lasalle.edu

Financial Aid

$32,236

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,810
Room $7,120
Board $6,410
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $45,090
Average Financial Aid - $32,236
Total with Avg. Aid $12,854
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 215 951-1070
F: 215 951-5098
finaid@lasalle.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Joseph Alaimo
Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
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Athletic Directors

Bill Bradshaw (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference
Mascot
Explorers
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Analytics
Art History
Bilingual/Bicultural Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Systems/Analytics
Chemistry
Clinical Psychology
Communication Arts
Computer Information Science
Computer/Information Science
Criminal Justice
Digital Arts/Multimedia Design
Economics
Economics/International Relations
Education
Elementary/Special Education
English
Environmental Science
Finance
General Studies
History
Human Capitol Development
Information Technology
Information Technology/Leadership
Instructional Technology Management
Integrated Science in Business Technology
International Business
International Relations
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Nonprofit Leadership
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Organizational Dynamics
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religion
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Language/Hearing
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Strategic Communications
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communication
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

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

5,197

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

3,821
students

Female
61%
2,347

Male
39%
1,474

26%

1,376
students

Female
71%
972

Male
29%
404

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

3,322
students

Female
60%
1,987

Male
40%
1,335

14%

499
students

Female
73%
360

Male
27%
139

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

50

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
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • 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

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • 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 31
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marc Vallone
Associate Director Admissions
215 951-1763
vallonem2@lasalle.edu

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