Holy Names University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Holy Names University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,050 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1868 and is one of the 14 colleges and schools located in Oakland, California.

Holy Names University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
Fair
At Holy Names University you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Holy Names University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Psychology, Education, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Holy Names University is relatively low at 60% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Holy Names University is low: 37%.

Student to faculty ratio at Holy Names University is good -- 10:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,700
High
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $35,200 annually. The additional fees at Holy Names University not covered by tuition are around $500; this makes it a total of $35,700 a year.

Read the details about Holy Names 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
43%
Doable
According to recent data, 872 applications were submitted and 375 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
Holy Names 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 Names 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
B+
Dicey
Holy Names University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: approximately $6,300 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Holy Names 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Holy Names University Location and Maps



Post Address: Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699, USA
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