Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA, USA
4.14 Average Rating

Holy Family University is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a satellite facility operating in Newtown which houses the college’s graduate programs. The main campus offers over 60 undergraduate degree and certificate programs in Health, Education, Business, and Arts & Sciences, as well as adult degree completion programs in blended online and weekend formats. Students at HFU have the option between three residential facilities, including two apartment suite-style facilities and a dormitory, which features a 24-hour computer lab and a recreation room designed exclusively by and for students.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
68%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

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

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
14%
97%
Submitting SAT
Average SAT Composite: 915
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,737
Total Number of Undergrads
1,950
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
38%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,743
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$30,346
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,346
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$14,500
Books and Supplies
$1090

Aid & Grants

0
100
81%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,000
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,950
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,991

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
89%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,619
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$279
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
26%
74%
Student Organizations
24
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
15%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Tigers
School Colors
White/Light Blue/Dark Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,000
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What Students Are Saying

4.14 Average Rating
this university is great academically wise, because it pushes you to work hard. the classes are small, this gives an opportunity for students to gain more one-on-one with the professors. when a student is in need of help there are many ways for them to get help, there is a great help with tutoring offered.
Jasmin from Philadelphia, PA
Holy Family University provides an excellent environment that promotes academic excellence. The administration truly puts the best interest of the students first. The balance of education and religion are key to the success of the university.
Kelly from Philadelphia, PA

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