Private 4 Year

Holy Names University

Oakland, California

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Student Population
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Location Oakland, California
Online hnu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Oakland, California, Holy Names University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,441 prospective students applied, and 1,544 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 162 enrolled in the school.  724 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 236 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $39,576 plus fees of $526.



Holy Names University is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 720/880
ACT 18/21
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Holy Names University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,971
Other Fees$526
Room and Board $13,595
Budget for Other Expenses$3,717
Total One Year Cost$59,385

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Holy Names University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Psychology 14%
Health Professions 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Social Sciences 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=115728 IPEDS survey data for Holy Names University.

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