3,821
Students
Financial aid thermometer
32,236
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
79
79%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

La Salle University is a Comprehensive institution located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19141-1199
United States
Contact Mr. James Plunkett
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admission
Email: admiss@lasalle.edu
Phone: 215-951-1500
Fax: 215-951-1656

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Programming Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences 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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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,566
Applied
5,205
Accepted
3,821
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

4,025
Females Applied
3,220
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,541
Males Applied
1,985
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.32
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 533 500 590
SAT Math 548 480 580
ACT Composite 23 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,810
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Fees

900
Full-time student fees
15,080
Room & board
7,990
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
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 Employees

Financial Aid

32,236
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,533
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,028
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,822
Avg. Loan Aid
19,520
Avg. Grant Aid
25,432
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,821
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.26%
Black or African American 19.85%
White or Caucasian 50.11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 4.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 2.86%
Other 1.67%

Gender

Male (38.58%)
Female (61.42%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Branch Out Day, Homecoming and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, community service organization, La Salle Entertainment Organization, The Explorer (yearbook) and The Masque (theater group)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

547
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 220
Part-time - 327
Male - 242
Female - 305