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Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO

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Avila University is a nonprofit private institution that has a large selection of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Kansas City, MO, in a predominantly urban area. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Avila University is nearly 1,900 annually.

Areas of study available at Avila University include:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Services

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to Avila University. Scores within the range of 20 to 25 on the ACT or 840 to 1120 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of around 53 percent of which only 22 percent chose to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is approximately $25,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their costs. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $3,600 annually. This school may provide financial aid for students that are eligible as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for Avila University is the "Eagles", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the oversight and organization of the NAIA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Football (NAIA Division I)
  • Golf (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)

Students who would like to view more about this school can take a look at their website at http://www.avila.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Avila University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Avila University has a total student population of about 1,900, with undergraduate students making up about 75% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $26,000-$31,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $730 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$16,709
Receiving Student Loans78%$6,958
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Avila University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Avila University is around 49%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years26%
Graduating in 5 Years21%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2000)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1985)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Avila University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Heart of America Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Heart of America Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Heart of America Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Avila University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Avila University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
50.89%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,393