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Avila University

Kansas City, MO

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations, General Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
International And Comparative Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Hospital And Health Care Facilities Administration/management Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports Studies Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,302
Applied
946
Accepted
1,154
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

1,175
Females Applied
510
Females Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,127
Males Applied
436
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 Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 22 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,740
Private
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Fees

7,516
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

11,338
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,875
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,247
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,345
Avg. Loan Aid
6,895
Avg. Grant Aid
8,617
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
34%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
30%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,154
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.96%
Black or African American 22.22%
White or Caucasian 53.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.71%
Asian 1.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.35%
Two or more races 2.65%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (63%)

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 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Spring Fling Week and AU Kick Off Celebration

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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 No Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

238
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 73
Part-time - 165
Male - 99
Female - 139
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