81%

Acceptance Rate

$17,622

Avg.Financial Aid

003287

FAFSA Code

About La Salle University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,191

Website

www.lasalle.edu

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

MSCHE

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

La Salle University is a 4-year private not-for-profit institution that was established in the year 1863 during the Civil war by the Brothers of Christian School. La Salle is a Lasallian Catholic University committed to the principle that all knowledge is practical and empowering, filled with the capacity to transform Human life.

School of Nursing and Health Science was founded in 1984 when the college achieved University status. La Salle University acceptance rate is 77%.

La Salle University which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Philadelphia, PA. La Salle University occupies a total area of about 130 acres. La Salle University was founded in the year 1863. The motto of the La Salle University is Virtus, Scientia and its official colors are blue and gold. Out of total 5,191 (2019) students enrolled at LSU, 3,665 belong to undergraduate courses while 1,268 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 373 who teach various courses to the students. Around 63% of the students are females and 37% are males. Notably, La Salle University is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At LSU around 50% are white, 19% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 18% are Black or African American. Moreover, around 88% of the students are 24 and under. In its 157 years of existence, LSU has produced several known personalities like Peter Boyle (Actor), Joe Bryant (Basketball player, Coach), Doug Overton (Basketball player, Coach), and Adam Bagni (Sports commentator). 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. A total of 360 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by LSU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ADiA (American Dietetic Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). La Salle University has around $80 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

1900 W Olney Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2159511000
Fax: 2159511488
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. La Salle University has been ranked at the 377th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

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.

81%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for La Salle University, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199. To gather more information, they can call them at (215) 951-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$24,473

Average Annual Cost

$29,810

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$900

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

$14,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,000

Total One Year Cost

$47,110

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to LSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $44,975 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($31,650), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($15,150), and budget for other expenses ($1,000) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

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

74%

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

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$185

Faculty Overview

40%

Male Professors

60%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

113 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

78 Graduates

Marketing

71 Graduates

Psychology, General

65 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

56 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

47 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

41 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

36 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

34 Graduates

Biology, General

30 Graduates

Public Health

27 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

26 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

25 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

21 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

20 Graduates

Sociology

20 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

18 Graduates

Systems Science and Theory

18 Graduates

Social Work

17 Graduates

Area Studies

14 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

13 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

13 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

12 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

International Business

10 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

2 Graduates

Education, Other

1 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,904

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

40%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

49% White

2% Unknown

20% Black

19% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

70%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$67,402 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

$7,990/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,090/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,090/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Explorers

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $15,150 per year for living on campus. La Salle University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at LSU costs around $7,090 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The university has enrolled around 37% male and 63% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,000/year

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

$0$100,000

$6,190

$31,156

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.

$64 - 323

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.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,622

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,775

Students Receiving State Aid

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,780

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,432

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,995

$30K - $48K

$20,134

$48K - $75K

$19,702

$75K - $110K

$18,535

> $110K

$14,063

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,958,993

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,916,541

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at LSU 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 financial aid at La Salle University is around $15,429 and the federal grant is $5,199. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,699, while the institutional aid is $15,429. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to La Salle University amount to $1,958,993 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $7,916,541.

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