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Holy Family University (Holy Family)

9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

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Holy Family University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Philadelphia, PA, it resides in an urban setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately 3,300 students are enrolled per year at Holy Family University.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs HF offers:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Communications And Journalism

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to HF score in-between 1270 to 1510 on the SAT. HF has an admissions rate of around 70 percent of which only 32 percent decided to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at my.holyfamily.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $27,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attending this school. Student housing is available for students and costs about $7,200 per year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible as grants and loans.

Holy Family University has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and much more may be viewed on school's website at www.holyfamily.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Holy Family University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Holy Family University is about 2,700, where graduate students make up roughly 13% of the student body.

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

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $31,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $600 to $720 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$20,416
Receiving Student Loans84%$7,858
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Holy Family University may offer student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Holy Family has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 55%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years37%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2005)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2005)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1989)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Holy Family is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • 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 Holy Family 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

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

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 Holy Family University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
73.95%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$14,968