La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,425

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,696
Declined 1,455
Total Received 6,151
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Private

4,116

undergraduate students

2,966

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,082
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

133-acre, urban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863); branch campus in Bucks County. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to other areas of Philadelphia. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,696
Declined 1,455
Total Received 6,151

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,492

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,350
Room $7,990
Board $7,232
Additional fees $1,075
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $48,647
Average Financial Aid - $18,492
Total with Avg. Aid $30,155

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,757,462
State $4,319,462
Institutional $30,059,055
Other external $914,093
Total $44,050,072

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,640,244
Other external $276,297
Total $7,916,541

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Digital Arts.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other.
Finance, General.
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation.
French Language and Literature.
General Literature.
General Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health and Wellness, General.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
History, General.
Human Resources Development.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Technology Project Management.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Economics.
International Relations and Affairs.
Investments and Securities.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Lay Ministry.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Natural Sciences.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nutrition Sciences.
Organizational Leadership.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy.
Political Economy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Public/Applied History.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Theology/Theological Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Marketing

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

7,082

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

4,116
students

Female
64%
2,650

Male
36%
1,466

42%

2,966
students

Female
72%
2,121

Male
28%
845

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

3,250
students

Female
61%
1,983

Male
39%
1,267

21%

866
students

Female
77%
667

Male
23%
199

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

50

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Ivory Coast
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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