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Holy Family University
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade C+
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 C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

9801 FRANKFORD AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19114
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
From Holy Family University

Thinking about your future? We are too!

Holy Family University is a fully accredited Catholic, private, co-educational university with our main campus in Northeast Philadelphia with an additional location in Newtown (Bucks County), Pennsylvania.

Founded in 1954 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Holy Family provides a holistic, values-centered education offering outstanding academic programs, and opportunities for hands-on learning, tailoring your coursework toward your career.

Guided by expert faculty, while learning with fellow students who will become lifelong friends, you will receive a personalized, affordable, and job-ready education to prepare you for success in your field of study and in life.

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Holy Family University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
870-1080
ACT Range
18-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,234 / 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
$21,957 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

ESports and Gaming Administration

academic spotlight

The minor in Esports and Gaming Administration program was co-created with Unity Technologies with input from the International Game Developers Association (IDGA) to combine traditional business skills with all things gaming. Pair that with our existing majors in Applied Computer Science, Cybersecurity and many others puts our students at the cutting edge of an fast-growing, in-demand industry.

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
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    12%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    88%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,848 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
290
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Friendly
    57%
  • Open minded
    14%
  • Rude
    14%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
24%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 22 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Family
    42%
  • Unfair grading scale
    32%
  • Small
    21%
  • Underrated
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
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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