Holy Family University Overview
Holy Family University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Holy Family University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Holy Family is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 21% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Holy Family makes roughly $52,700 a year. This is 29% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Holy Family University Rankings
Holy Family landed the #483 spot in our 2022 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,587 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Holy Family has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Holy Family.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Holy Family has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Holy Family University?
Contact details for Holy Family are given below.
|Address:||9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009|
How Do I Get Into Holy Family?
You can apply to Holy Family online at: https://www.holyfamily.edu/choosing-holy-family-u/admissions/applying-to-hfu-catholic-college
Admission Requirements for Holy Family
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Holy Family?
Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.
Average Test Scores
About 98% of students accepted to Holy Family submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 430 and 530. Math scores were between 440 and 550.
Can I Afford Holy Family University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Holy Family, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $7,602 a year. That adds up to $30,408 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Holy Family is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Holy Family University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 949 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,848 full-time undergraduates at Holy Family, 25% are male and 75% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Holy Family University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||262|
|Hispanic or Latino||95|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Holy Family University. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 12 countries are represented at Holy Family. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Jamaica, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Holy Family University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Holy Family has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 42nd most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Holy Family
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Holy Family University was 173.2%. This is the #307 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Holy Family regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Holy Family University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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