Overview

Applicants
1,092
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average HS GPA
3.12

GPA Breakdown

15%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
420 - 510
SAT Math
410 - 510
SAT Writing
398 - 500
ACT Composite
17 - 22

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
356
with Terminal Degree
129

220
Women
136
Men
29
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
38%
Graduate in 5 years
52%
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Finance, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing Education
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Psychology

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Fire Services Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$20,112

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$15,358

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,505

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$40,363

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
83%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$21,133

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$28,198
Required Fees
$970
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,050

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,290

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,985
Out of State
14%

International
0%
Foreign Countries Represented
9

Demographics

3.96%
Asian
7.70%
African-American
6.82%
Hispanic
63.97%
Caucasian
17.44%
Unknown

73% female
27% male
14% are out of state
67% are full time
33% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
13%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
32%

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
87

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
23
Number of Honor Societies
19

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

3% participate in intramural sports
7% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Tigers)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Tigers)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Temple University

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
10

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
95%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Special offers for students through the campus bookstore.

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Lauren Campbell
Director of Admissions

Address
9801 Frankford Avenue
Admissions Office
Philadephia, PA 19114-2009

Phone
215-637-7700

Email
admissions@holyfamily.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Campus Center
Education / Technology Center
Library
Student Residence Halls
Nurse Education Building
Gym Fitness Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Downtown Philadelphia in general
Sports Stadiums
Art Museum
Theatres
Local neighborhood eateries and shopping

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday through Friday, Select Saturdays
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
215-637-7700

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Summer Visits and Special Events

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@holyfamily.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Public transportation by bus, train, taxis. Main campus is close to Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Airport.

Driving Instructions to Campus
See website for directions. Major cross streets are Grant Avenue and Frankford Avenue. Holy Family is accessible from all major highways.

Local Accommodations
Hampton Inn Express - Bensalem, PA Courtyard Philadelphia, Bensalem, PA Sleep Inn - Bensalem, PA