La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$31,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
51%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
55%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,392
Declined 1,250
Total Received 6,642
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Private

3,904

undergraduate students

1,287

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,191
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

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
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • community service organization
  • La Salle Entertainment Organization
  • The Explorer (yearbook)
  • The Masque (theater group)

Top Events

  • Branch Out Day
  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
51%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
55%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,392
Declined 1,250
Total Received 6,642

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $30,700
Room & board $15,150
Additional fees $950
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,050
Total $48,850

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
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Rugby, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American Government and Politics (United States)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Arts
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
General Studies
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Nutrition Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Political Economy
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • 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
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

5,191

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

3,904
students

Female
62%
2,431

Male
38%
1,473

25%

1,287
students

Female
70%
903

Male
30%
384

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

3,363
students

Female
61%
2,039

Male
39%
1,324

14%

541
students

Female
73%
392

Male
27%
149

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 61%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

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
19%
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

139

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
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 no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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

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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