Holy Names UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Oakland, California Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$40,102

Avg tuition

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About Holy Names University

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 63%

Retention Rate 67%

Graduation Rate 48%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 720-880

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-21

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

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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69%

Female Student Population

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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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
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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.