Holy Names University

Oakland, CA, USA
3.61 Average Rating
Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is a private institution. It is based in Oakland, CA, and affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary control the university. Nursing, psychology, and kinesiology and exercise science are the top fields of study among undergraduates.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
93%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
48%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 858
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
866
Total Number of Undergrads
526
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
28%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
6:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,890
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$38,188
Out-of-State Tuition
$38,188
0
100
71%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$29,468
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
35%
65%
Student Organizations
10
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
San Francisco
Seattle
Los Angeles
Tampa
Sacramento
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.61 Average Rating
this university is a great institution. it has provided me with the best college experience. i feel part of a family here with all the students and faculty.
Maribel from Riverside, CA
A small school that puts students first. They know how to keep each student on the right path to attain their goals. There is a lot of support from the Professors and the Student Success Center.
Kaitlyn from Fremont, CA

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