Holy Names University: Ranking & Review

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Oakland
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United States
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World
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24531565
Top 10%

Holy Names University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%46%56%
Applicants2,7139051,808
Admissions1,4264151,011
Enrolled undergraduates17767110
Enrolled total (including graduate students)884278606

14 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores144
Percent of students submitting SAT scores81%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
305
Math
495

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores54
Percent of students submitting ACT scores31%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
19
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $20. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Holy Names University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$56,226$56,226
Off-campus$59,240$59,240
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,808 and other expenses per full academic year.

Holy Names University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 440 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$37,672$37,672
Fees for full-time undergraduates$516$516
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,292$1,292
Tuition for Full-time graduates$18,054$18,054
Fees for full-time graduates$516$516
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,003$1,003

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs265177
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services391554
Psychology261945
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2727
Education2626
Social Sciences1818
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1717
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1111
English Language and Literature & Letters257
Biological and Biomedical Sciences55
Philosophy and Religious Studies213
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
History11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Theology and Religious Vocations
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Grand Total176118294

A total of 176 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Holy Names University.

At the master's level 118 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%33%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesHoly Names College
HNU
Founded1868
MottoHonor. Nobilitas. Virtus.
Honor, Nobility, Virtue.
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff201
Instructional FTE69
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitehnu.edu
Address3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, California, 94619-1699
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population423,000
Phone5104361000
Fax+1 (510) 436 1199

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