Holy Family University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Holy Family University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,715 students enrolled. This school was established in 1954 and is one of the 44 colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Holy Family University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
Holy Family University will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Holy Family University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Holy Family University student retention rate is fair at 77% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Holy Family University is below average - 56%. Roughly 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Holy Family University is pretty good, 12:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,200
High
Average tuition pricing is very high - around $28,200 a year. The additional fees at Holy Family University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000, which makes it a total of $29,200 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,328 applications were submitted and 982 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

Holy Family University will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Holy Family University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,100
Medium
Holy Family University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Holy Family 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
A
Safe
Holy Family University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 300 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - approximately $7,100 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Holy Family University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Holy Family University Location and Maps



Post Address: Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Holy Family University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Holy Family University Location Map - City View

Learn More About Holy Family University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Pennsylvania Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Detailed information about 120 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Reading, Bethlehem, Scranton, Elizabethtown, and 76 other cities. About 11,600 accounting and finance degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for accounting and finance programs in PA - $32,200.

Art
Get details on 92 art schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Bethlehem, Allentown, Lancaster, Erie, Reading, and 60 other cities. About 2,300 art diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for art programs in PA is about $27,400.

Biology
We list 121 biology schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Erie, Reading, Bethlehem, Harrisburg, and 85 more cities. About 8,400 biology degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for biology programs in PA is about $33,100.

Business
Learn about 169 business schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Scranton, York, Johnstown, Reading, and 105 more cities. About 18,200 business diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for business degree programs in PA is around $26,300.

Chemistry
Detailed information about 94 chemistry schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Bethlehem, Reading, Erie, Allentown, Greensburg, and 65 other cities. Around 2,700 chemistry diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in PA is roughly $35,900.

Communication and Journalism
We reviewed 113 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Erie, Scranton, Johnstown, Center Valley, and 75 more cities. About 5,200 communication and journalism degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for communication and journalism degree programs in PA is approximately $26,700.

Criminal Justice
Detailed information about 125 criminal justice schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Reading, Erie, Scranton, Altoona, and 80 other cities. About 6,200 criminal justice diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice programs in PA is about $21,200.

Education
Our directory contains 170 education schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Erie, Bethlehem, Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, and 107 more cities. About 13,900 education diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for education programs in PA is about $26,200.

English and Literature
Our listing contains 111 english and literature schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Erie, Lancaster, York, Greensburg, and 80 more cities. Approximately 4,200 english and literature diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for english and literature degree programs in PA is around $29,900.

Firefighting
Detailed information about 10 firefighting schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bethlehem, Butler, Youngwood, Nanticoke, and Blue Bell. About 100 firefighting degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for firefighting programs in PA - $13,100.

General Studies
We reviewed 133 general studies schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem, Erie, Monaca, and 93 more cities. Around 7,300 general studies diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for general studies programs in PA - $18,700.

History
Learn more about 90 history schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Bethlehem, University Park, Wilkes-Barre, Greensburg, and 66 more cities. About 2,100 history diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for history programs in PA is roughly $30,700.

Laboratory Assistance
Detailed information about 55 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Johnstown, Harrisburg, York, and 38 other cities. Around 800 laboratory assistance degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for laboratory assistance programs in PA: $16,000.

Management
Detailed information about 181 management schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Lancaster, York, Reading, Scranton, and 108 more cities. Around 19,300 management diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for management programs in PA is approximately $26,900.

Marketing and Advertising
Our listing contains 85 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, University Park, Williamsport, Bethlehem, Huntingdon, and 55 other cities. About 4,200 marketing and advertising degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising programs in PA: $31,000.

Mathematics
Our directory contains 100 mathematics schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Bethlehem, Scranton, Greensburg, University Park, and 72 more cities. Around 2,500 mathematics degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for mathematics degree programs in PA is approximately $32,200.

Medical
Learn more about 149 medical schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Bethlehem, Johnstown, Lancaster, and 92 other cities. Approximately 15,700 medical degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for medical programs in PA is roughly $28,500.

Medical Assistant
Learn more about 148 medical assistant schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, York, Scranton, Johnstown, Reading, and 86 more cities. Around 10,300 medical assistant degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for medical assistant programs in PA - $19,100.

Nursing
Read information about 148 nursing schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Reading, Bethlehem, New Kensington, and 93 other cities. About 14,800 nursing diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for nursing programs in PA is about $24,600.

Occupational Therapy
We reviewed 72 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Reading, Bloomsburg, Clarks Summit, and 55 other cities. Approximately 4,600 occupational therapy degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for occupational therapy degree programs in PA is around $22,500.

Political Science
Detailed information about 87 political science schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Wilkes-Barre, Allentown, Greensburg, Reading, and 62 more cities. Approximately 3,100 political science diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for political science programs in PA is approximately $35,500.

Psychology
Read about 130 psychology schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Bethlehem, Erie, Scranton, Williamsport, and 89 other cities. Around 10,200 psychology degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for psychology programs in PA is around $28,100.

Radiology Technology
Detailed information about 32 radiology technology schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Reading, Johnstown, Bryn Mawr, Harrisburg, Bethlehem, and 23 other cities. Around 700 radiology technology diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for radiology technology degree programs in PA is about $18,200.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Get details on 41 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, University Park, Bryn Mawr, Harrisburg, Newtown, West Chester, and 27 more cities. Around 900 retailing and wholesaling diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for retailing and wholesaling programs in PA: $24,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our directory contains 89 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Bethlehem, Scranton, Greensburg, Wilkes-Barre, and 64 more cities. About 3,100 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for sociology and anthropology degree programs in PA: $29,400.

Theology and Religion
We reviewed 76 theology and religion schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Glenside, Bethlehem, Erie, Latrobe, and 50 more cities. Around 1,700 theology and religion diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for theology and religion programs in PA is around $25,200.

Work and Family Studies
Learn about 58 work and family studies schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Reading, Pittsburgh, Bryn Mawr, Media, Erie, Scranton, and 39 more cities. Around 1,800 work and family studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for work and family studies programs in PA is about $20,700.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges