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Holy Family University
  • 4 Year
  • Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Holy Family is a private, Catholic university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,696 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Holy Family acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Nursing, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 58% of students, Holy Family alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,400.

About

9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Holy Family University Rankings

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Holy Family Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1110
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$15,294 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,471 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    76%
  • Some
    24%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,696 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
440
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Friendly
    55%
  • Open minded
    18%
  • Rude
    18%
  • Stressed
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
20%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 19 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Family
    50%
  • Unfair grading scale
    38%
  • Small
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 15 responses

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