Student Population
Holy Names University overview
Location Oakland, California
Online hnu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Holy Names University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 2,713 prospective students applied, and 1,426 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 177 enrolled in the school.  644 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 240 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $38,800 plus fees of $516. Holy Names University is ranked 1003 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Holy Names University overview
SAT 820/950
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Holy Names University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,918
Other Fees$516
Room and Board $13,190
Budget for Other Expenses$3,250
Total One Year Cost$57,674


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

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%

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