Established in 1868, Holy Names University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Oakland (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited 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 US 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 152 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Holy Names University|
|Motto||Honor. Nobilitas. Virtus.
Honor, Nobility, Virtue.
|Address||3500 Mountain Boulevard
|Tel||+1 (510) 436 1000|
|Fax||+1 (510) 436 1199|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-serving Institution|
|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|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||3500 Mountain Boulevard
(510) 436 1000
800 430 1321
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Catholic Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary - www.snjmusontario.org|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence|
Holy Names University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 40,200 physical volumes, 625 physical media, 26,761 digital/electronic medium and 45 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Holy Names University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 440 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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