La Salle University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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La Salle University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,570 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1863 and is one of the 42 schools and colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

La Salle University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
100
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at La Salle University.

La Salle University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 100 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Psychology, Accounting and Finance, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
The rate of student retention at La Salle University is high at 80% (above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at La Salle University is pretty good: 12:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,700
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $36,300 annually. The additional fees at La Salle University not covered by tuition are around $400; which comes to a total of $36,700 per academic year.

Read the details about La Salle University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
As reported in recent government data, 6,082 applications were submitted and 4,493 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

La Salle University might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at La Salle University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
La Salle University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at La Salle University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
La Salle University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $6,400 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at La Salle University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, La Salle University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

La Salle University Location and Maps



Post Address: La Salle University, 1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199, USA
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