Holy Names University
Oakland, CA 94619-1699

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 866
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Student to faculty ratio 6:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 440 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

48%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Holy Names University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 974 applications and only 472 students were granted admission. Holy Names University is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 39% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 83% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT822 to 990
ACT16 to 19

Application Fee

$20
Undergrad students
$65
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Holy Names University's tuition was $36,574 for all students regardless of residency (36.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$21,464
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$36,574
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$36,574
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Holy Names University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,592 (which is 4.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Holy Names University in 2016-2017, was 87, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,973 (which is 15.6% below the national average.)

$4,592
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$4,973
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Holy Names University has enrolled a total of 866 students (559 students full-time and 307 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 866 students, 49 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 29% men and 71% women and 526 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 340 for graduates studies.

866
Total Enrollment
49
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 31%

Black/African American: 25%

White: 22%

Asian: 13%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Holy Names University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 47% 109
Health Professions And Related Programs 24% 55
Philosophy And Religious Studies 5% 11
Visual And Performing Arts 5% 11
Psychology 3% 8
Theology And Religious Vocations 2% 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0% 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0% 0
Social Sciences 0% 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

45%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Holy Names University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

28%
Still enrolled
23%
Dropout rate
4%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$34,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Holy Names University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,800. Last year, out of the total 209 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 209 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 324 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 285 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,800 $51,100
Employment Rate 100% 88%
Total Graduates 209 324

Campus Location

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