70%

Acceptance Rate

$32,377

Avg.Financial Aid

001183

FAFSA Code

About Holy Names University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

960

Website

www.hnu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Holy Names University is a private, coeducational Catholic university which is located in Oakland, CA. The university covers an area of 60 acres. The foundation of Holy Names University was laid down in the year 1868. The motto of Holy Names University is Honor. Nobilitas. Virtus. This defines the north star being chased by both the students and the administrators. The total enrolment stands at 2,174 students at Holy Names University. Around 629 and 337 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 217 faculty. Interestingly, Holy Names University has an ethnically diverse student population. At HNU around 41% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 16% are Black or African American, and 14% are white. And, at the university, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 152 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Carol Corrigan, Masayoshi Son, Lydia Dunn, Baroness Dunn, and Belo Cipriani. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, HNU offers around 127 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges). $54 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Holy Names University.

Location & Contact

Address

3500 Mountain Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5104361000
Fax: 5104361199
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Holy Names University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

70%

SAT Range

713 - 870

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 720-880 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Holy Names University is 19. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699. They can also call them at (510) 436-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,416

Average Annual Cost

$38,800

Books And Supplies

$1,918

Other Fees

$516

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,190

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,250

Total One Year Cost

$57,674

Before applying to HNU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $60,908. The average annual tuition cost ($40,102), books and supplies ($1,971), room and boarding ($13,595), and budget for other expenses ($4,495) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

7:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

36%

Male Professors

64%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Psychology, General

26 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

26 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

17 Graduates

Marketing

15 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

14 Graduates

Criminology

13 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

9 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Biology, General

5 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

4 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

2 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Sociology

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

632

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

15% White

4% Unknown

18% Black

43% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

10% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

2% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

13%

Unknown Location

4%

Out Of State

82%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,379 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 72% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

72%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,812/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,378/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,378/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hawks

School Colors

red, black, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

112

Total Female Athletes

92

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by HNU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,595 per year for living on campus. Holy Names University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HNU costs around $6,378 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 36% male and 64% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$24,750

$43,513

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$257 - 452

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$32,377

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,186

Students Receiving State Aid

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,062

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,598

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$37,833

$30K - $48K

$35,031

$48K - $75K

$33,608

$75K - $110K

$29,777

> $110K

$23,678

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,097,017

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at HNU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,904, whereas the financial aid is $25,540. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $7,117 as well as institutional aid worth $25,540. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Holy Names University add up to $1,097,017 per year.

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