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Holy Family University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Overview

Student Population
3,089
Holy Family University overview
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online holyfamily.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Holy Family University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Holy Family 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 1,481 prospective students applied, and 1,066 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 354 enrolled in the school.  1,628 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,461 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $29,338 plus fees of $1,008. Holy Family University is ranked 769 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 940/1090
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.06
Applications Accepted
72% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$29,338
Costs for Holy Family University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,090
Other Fees$1,008
Room and Board $14,500
Budget for Other Expenses$914
Total One Year Cost$46,850

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Holy Family University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 30%
Business 22%
Education 20%
Psychology 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 4%

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Neumann University

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Centenary College

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Felician College

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College of Mount Saint Vincent

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The College of New Rochelle

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University of Bridgeport

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Aug 10, 2017
S******h from Pennsylvania
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Holy family is very nice. The staff is kind and helpful. It has a very accepting and relaxed and happy atmosphere. Not everyone is catholic so don't feel pressured. It's noticeably different from other campus moods. I personally didn't think the academics were very hard, but the grading system is ridiculous and stupid. I was prevented from getting an A twice because I had a 93. Overall though I've met a lot of nice people and I would recommend this school.

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May 4, 2017
A******h from Philadelphia
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Holy Family is a great school if you like to do nothing and pray. Their grading system sets you up for failure. For example, an 82 isn't a B... it's not considered a B until it's over an 86. And as far as an A goes, it has to be above a 94. This school is expensive and lacks the modern technology a lot of other universities have. I wouldn't recommend. If you're looking for a school in Philly, try Temple or Chestnut Hill.

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