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La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA, USA
3.70 Average Rating

Founded by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, La Salle University is a Catholic school in Philadelphia. La Salle is home to schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Nursing conferring undergraduate degrees and all academic programs feature a focus on the values of the Gospel. As a Catholic university, La Salle holds a number of weekend retreats and a regular mass schedule at the De La Salle Chapel. For sports fans, La Salle fields 23 varsity athletic teams known as the Explorers.

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
77%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
65%
Out-Of-State Students
31%
20%
Submitting ACT
79%
Submitting SAT
Average SAT Composite: 990
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,197
Total Number of Undergrads
3,652
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
46%
20-39 Students
52%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
56%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
67%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$25,926
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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.
$29,500
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.
$29,500
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.
$13,976
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

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.
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$26,430
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.
96%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,107
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$25,642

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.
76%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,706
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.
$20,500
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
38%
62%
Student Organizations
121
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
46%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Explorers
School Colors
Blue/Gold
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

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$58,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.70 Average Rating
La Salle is a small, connected school with many opportunities available for all students in all programs. It provides a very motivational and inspirational environment for the students. The teachers and professors at La Salle truly care about the students success and do everything they can to help you as a student perform to the absolute best of your academic ability.
Caroline from Levittown, PA
La Salle University is well known for its challenging nursing programs. I am a current student in their MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner program. I find it to be challenging, but rewarding and I know in the end hard work will definitely pay off.
Mariel from Warminster, PA

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