Holy Names University

country rank  1197
world rank  4064

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University Overview

Established in 1868, Holy Names University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Oakland (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Holy Names University (HNU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Holy Names University (HNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym HNU
Founded 1868
Motto Honor. Nobilitas. Virtus.
Honor, Nobility, Virtue.

University Location

Address 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland (population range: 250,000-499,999)
94619-1699 California
United States
T +1 (510) 436 1000
F +1 (510) 436 1199

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland 94619
+1 (510) 436 1000
800 430 1321

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary - www.snjmusontario.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Holy Names University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019