1,372
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,976
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
40
40%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Avila University is a Comprehensive institution located in Kansas City, MO, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO  64145
United States
Contact Josh Parisse
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: josh.parisse@avila.edu
Phone: 816-501-2400
Fax: 816-501-2453

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,040
Applied
836
Accepted
1,372
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

1,025
Females Applied
441
Females Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,015
Males Applied
395
Males Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.24
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Secondary school report

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th August 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th August 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

19,900
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Fees

7,200
Room & board
3,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

12,976
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,847
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,465
Avg. Loan Aid
9,152
Avg. Grant Aid
7,854
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
35%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,372
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.89%
Black or African American 20.75%
White or Caucasian 54.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 1.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 4.31%

Gender

Male (37.24%)
Female (55.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Spring Fling Week and AU Kick Off Celebration

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Avila Ambassadors, Avila Student Nurses Association, Campus Ministries, Saudi Arabian Student Association and Avila University Theatre Company

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

238
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 73
Part-time - 165
Male - 99
Female - 139