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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference

Majors

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

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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 transferred

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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