Holy Names University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Oakland, CA

$40,102

Avg tuition

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About Holy Names University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Holy Names University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Oakland, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 966, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 63%. The university offers 44 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Tuition and fees for students are $40,102.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

63% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 720-880

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-21

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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966

Students Enrolled

15%

Online Student Enrollment

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus

Demographics

Hispanic

36%

Black

20%

White

17%

Asian

12%

Unknown

7%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

69%

Socio-economic diversity

59% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

59%

State Grant Aid

61%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

59%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,904
State Grant Aid $7,117
Institution Grant Aid $25,540
Pell Grant Aid $4,709

Financial Outlook

$49k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.