Overview

Applicants
5,778
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average HS GPA
3.33

GPA Breakdown

25%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
450 - 550
SAT Math
450 - 550
ACT Composite
18 - 24

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
469
with Terminal Degree

241
Men
228
Women
45
Minority

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
84%
Graduate in 5 years
98%
Graduate in 6 years
67%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Thomas Curley, '70
President & CEO, Associated Press

William Joseph Burns, '78
U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, U.S. Dept of State

James F. Markmann, MD, Ph.D., '83
Division Chief, Transplant Surgery, Harvard University

Peter Boyle, '57
Film and TV Actor (Everybody Loves Raymond)

Timothy T. O'Toole, Esq., CBE '77
Former Managing Director, London Underground

Thomas F. Pyle, Jr., '62
Former Chairman, President, and CEO, Rayovac, Inc

Thomas J. Gola, '55
Professional Basketball Player

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$23,623

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$22,651

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,795

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$35,327

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
78%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$22,424

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$500

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

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 Nursing Scholarships
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
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,322
Out of State
33%

International
2%
Foreign Countries Represented
13

Demographics

4.94%
Asian
18.83%
African-American
10.09%
Hispanic
55.98%
Caucasian
3.54%
Unknown
2.40%
International

64% female
36% male
33% are out of state
83% are full time
17% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
56%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
80%

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
75

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
110
Number of Honor Societies
17

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
5

6% join a fraternity
13% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

6% participate in intramural sports
10% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Explorers)
11 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Explorers)
14 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Diving
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Drexel University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: St. Joseph's 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
37

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
98%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Lenovo

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
James Plunkett
Executive Director of Admission

Address
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199

Phone
215-951-1500

Email
admiss@lasalle.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Hayman Center (sports facility)
Connelly Library
Student Union Building-food court, coffee house, restaurant
Hugh and Nancy Devlin Science and Technology Center
La Salle University Art Museum
Starbucks and Subway Restaurant

Most Popular Places Off Campus
South Street/Delaware Avenue-clubs, shops, dining
Manayunk-shopping, dining, dancing, clubs
Philadelphia Historical Sites and Parks
Philadelphia Museum of Art and Boathouse Row
The Shoppes at La Salle

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday thru Friday
9AM to 3PM
215-951-1500

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Weekdays @9AM, 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Weekdays @9AM, 11AM, and 1PM.

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
admiss@lasalle.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
La Salle University is conveniently located less than six miles from Center City Philadelphia. The Olney station of Broad Street subway is just 2 blocks away. Our campus shuttle bus does pick up passengers at this subway station twice an hour. In addition, several buses are available through SEPTA (Philadelphia's transportation system). The closest Airport is the Philadelphia International Airport, which is easily accessible from the University.

Driving Instructions to Campus
FROM NY, NORTHERN NJ, NEW ENGLAND: I-95 South to NJ Turnpike South to Exit 6 (connection to PA Turnpike); follow PA Turnpike to Exit 26 (Ft.Washington exit); to Route 309 South; 309 South becomes Ogontz Aenue. Follow Ogontz for approximately 5 miles until intersection of Ogontz and Olney Avenues. Right on Oloney Aenue to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the Security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces. Enter campus. FROM THE NORTH: I-95 South to Route I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway), to Route 76 West. To continue, see directions from Route 76 West. FROM THE SOUTH: I-95 North to Route I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway), to Route 76 West. To continue, see directions from Route 76 West. FROM THE EAST: Route 42 West to Walt Whitman Bridge; from the bridge, follow Route 76 West to US 1 North (Roosevelt Expressway). To continue, see directions from route 76 West. FROM THE WEST: PA Tunpike East to Exit 24 (Route 76 East, Valley Forge). To continue, see directions from Route 76 East. FROM ROUTE 76 EAST to US 1 North (Roosevelt Expressway), to Broad Street Exit (Route 611). Left on Broad Street (North), go one mile to Somerville Avenue. Left on Somerville to Ogontz Avenue. Right on Ogontz to second light (Olney Aenue). Left on Olney to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces. Enter campus. ROUTE 76 WEST to US 1 North (Rooseelt Expressway), to Broad Street Exit (Route 611). Left on Broad Street (North), go one mile to Somerville Avenue. Left on Somerville to Ogontz Avenue. Right on Ogontz to second light (Olney Avenue). Left on Olney to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces. Enter Campus.

Local Accommodations
CITY LINE AVENUE: Holiday Inn City Line -215-477-0200, Adam's Mark Hotel-215-581-5000, Radisson Hotel-215-879-4000
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Key Stats

5,778
Applicants
4,322
Size
78%
Acceptance Rate
1000
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists