Tuition & Fees

$30,710

$30,710

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

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,392
Declined + 1,250
Total Received 6,642
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Private (nonprofit)

3,904

undergraduate students

1,287

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Marketing
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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 5,191
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: 1,580,863); branch campus in Bucks County. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to other areas of Philadelphia. Public transportation serves campus.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 13% of male students
 
5 sororities 10% of female students
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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

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

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

81%

acceptance rate

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

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

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,394

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,810
Room $7,120
Board $6,410
Additional fees $900
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $45,240
Average Financial Aid - $22,394
Total with Avg. Aid $22,846

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 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. 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

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 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
19%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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

36%

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 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

International Student Contact

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

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