Holy Family University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6651 of 14,160 In the World
#1664 of 2,624 In North America
#1582 of 2,523 In the United States
#107 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#12 of 19 In Philadelphia

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$15,294 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,136
Graduates
974
Male:Female Ratio
23:77
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Holy Family University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 73% 68% 75%
Applicants 1,403 360 1,037
Admissions 1,021 246 775
Freshmen enrolled full time 346 106 240

545 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

557 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
334 or 97%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Holy Family University are 930-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
30 or 9%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Holy Family University are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1945 (63%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 515 (17%)
Black or African American 418 (13%)
Asian 164 (5%)
Hispanic 47 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 14 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)
Two or more races 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$15,294/year
Average aid awarded
$20,471
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $11,556
$30-48K $11,007
$48-75K $13,147
$75-110K $16,648
$110K+ $18,389

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,990$9,000
Tuition in-state $29,990$9,000
Tuition out-of-state $29,990$9,000
Fee in-district $1,050$290
Fee in-state $1,050$290
Fee out-of-state $1,050$290

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 209
Combined charge for room and board $13,180
Room charge $7,980
Meal charge $5,200

Holy Family University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 261 68
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 73 1
Business Administration and Management, General 23 43
Reading Teacher Education 63
Special Education and Teaching, General 57
Education, General 38
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 35
Psychology, General 31
Counseling Psychology 31
Accounting 17 5
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 15 6
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth 21
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 21
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 20
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 13
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 8
Neuroscience 7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 7
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 2 4
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 5
Communication, General 5
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 4
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation 3
History, General 2
Art & Art Studies, General 2
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 2
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 2
Fire Services Administration 2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 1
Management Science 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Management Information Systems, General 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 1
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 1
Grand Total 15 467 435 6
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 58% 41% 65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
212
Citations
1,658

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
81 / 679
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
80 / 430
Psychology
56 / 879
Nursing
23 / 321
Political Science
23 / 13
Art & Design
23 / 204
Health Science
22 / 147
Clinical Psychology
18 / 75
Sociology
17 / 24
Economics
16 / 7
Computer Science
15 / 180
Business
14 / 142
Demography
13 / 65
Child Psychology
12 / 469
Family medicine
12 / 166
Education Majors
11 / 81
Biology
11 / 19
Mathematics
9 / 48
Social Psychology
8 / 235
Math Teachers
8 / 40
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 43
Creative Writing
7 / 97
Healthcare Management (MHA)
7 / 113
Criminology and Criminal Justice
7 / 13
Development Studies
6 / 3
Political Economy
6 / 4
Psychiatry
5 / 15
Journalism and Digital Media
5 / 23
Physical Therapy
5 / 2
Public Health
5 / 44
Surgery
4 / 2
Art History
4 / 0
History
4 / 2
International Business
3 / 0
Multimedia
3 / 14
Literature
3 / 16
Aesthetics
3 / 0
International Trade
3 / 0
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
3 / 0
Broadcast Journalism
3 / 69

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 0
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 2
1995 2 2
1996 0 0
1997 4 1
1998 1 1
1999 2 5
2000 2 4
2001 3 6
2002 2 17
2003 2 20
2004 1 21
2005 6 22
2006 3 32
2007 5 33
2008 5 28
2009 7 61
2010 5 90
2011 5 78
2012 10 98
2013 10 132
2014 10 106
2015 9 121
2016 6 117
2017 6 64
2018 17 93
2019 44 108
2020 24 235

General info

Alternative names Holy Family
Founded 1954
Motto Teneor votis
I am bound by my responsibilities
Colors blue, black
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-June; July-August)
Total FTE staff 343
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19114-2009
United States
City population 1,581,000
Phone 2156377700
Fax +1 (215) 824 2438

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