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Holy Names University

Oakland, CA

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Overview

Holy Names University is a Comprehensive institution located in Oakland, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94619
Contact Email: admissions@hnu.edu
Phone: 510-436-1351
Fax: 510-436-1325

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/corporate Communications, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications, Other Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology, Other Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Neuroscience Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,884
Applied
1,679
Accepted
630
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

1,315
Females Applied
1,197
Females Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

569
Males Applied
482
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.35
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended One recommendation

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
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,368
Private
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Fees

536
Full-time student fees
13,994
Room & board
6,944
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

15,554
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,950
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,154
Avg. Loan Aid
10,557
Avg. Grant Aid
13,258
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
70% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
43%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
33%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

630
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.11%
Black or African American 21.48%
White or Caucasian 7.41%
Asian 9.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.48%
Two or more races 8.89%
Other 18.52%

Gender

Male (33.65%)
Female (66.35%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

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:
CORE Festival, Founder' Day and Convocation

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:
Drama Club, Latinos Unidos, Black Student Union, Biology Club and Hiking Club

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
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour security main gate

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

183
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 143
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