About Avila University
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Avila University is a private not-for-profit university located in Kansas City, Missouri. The inception of the university can be traced back to the establishment of a small school, in 1866, in Kansas city by Mother Francis Ivory. After its relocation to Main Street in 1910, the school had grown tremendously. Later in 1916, the school began to be called as the St.Teresa's Women's College.
In 1940, the college became a four-year institution and was renamed as College of St.Teresa. In 1969, the university became fully co-educational. An indoor Athletics Center was opened in 1982.
The total population of the university is 1,758 out of which 1,430 are full-timers and 328 are part-timers.
The student-faculty ratio of the university is 12:1.
University graduation rate is 45%.
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The university offers programs at the Master's degree level along with few Certificate programs.
University majors include Accounting, Business Management, Education, Health Science, and Psychology.
Few reviews that the university has received are as follows.
The classroom size is favorable along with the teacher-student ratio.
The campus is beautiful.
Teachers are present with all the support for student improvement.
Security is ensured for all the students.
Athletics is given special priority at the university.
As per the US News, few rankings that the university has received are as follows.
The university is ranked between 128-165 in 'Regional Universities - MidWest'.
It received 20th rank in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$67,638 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA Form. Avila University federal school code is 002449.
Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans and many more.
State Aid includes Access Missouri Grant, Bright Flight Program, Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship and more.
Institutional Aid includes Presidential Scholarship, Avila Mission Grant, Avila A+ Recognition Scholarship, Avila Transfer Presidential Scholarship, Avila Transfer Achievement Scholarship and many more.
Military Aid includes the Yellow Ribbon Program, Post 9/11 GI Bill, and the Tuition Assistance Program.