Holy Names University


Location: Oakland, California
Closest major city: San Francisco, California

Most popular majors: Business, Commerce, Nursing, Psychology

Holy Names University
Holy Names University

Holy Names University students can choose from 19 bachelor’s degree programs, eight master’s degree programs and five degree completion programs (for adults). Holy Names University is consistently ranked as one of the most diverse university in the country and received the highest accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (2005 – 2015).

The Holy Names campus provides a close-knit, supportive environment that allows for rigorous learning and personal development. Students experience close partnerships with distinguished faculty and learn to question, experiment, research and sharpen professional skills that they will use throughout their lives. Students also have many chances to have fun, volunteer, assume leadership roles, and express their creativity.

Scholarship: Merit scholarships for international students range from $5,500 to $14,000 per year. They are based on GPA (wide range) and Residential status (whether living on campus / off campus). Students who plan to move off campus will see a decrease in their merit scholarship. Students are notified of their merit scholarship at time of acceptance. All scholarships are renewable for up to 5 years for freshman and up to 3 years for transfer students. Also available: talent scholarships for international students are primarily given to students with athletic or music talents.

Institution type: Private
Founded: 1868
Website: www.hnu.edu

Student population: 1331
# international students: 36
Student/faculty ratio: 17:1

Standardized tests: TOEFL iBT 57

Ranking & Accreditation: Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Tuition & Living cost:
– Undergraduate: $30,505
– Graduate: $24,000
– Living cost: $9,920

Housing options: On Campus

Enrollment deadline: Aug 1st

Holy Names University



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