Holy Family University, a comprehensive private university serving the Delaware Valley, has three convenient locations offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, education, nursing, and the liberal arts and sciences. The University also has accelerated degree programs for working adults.
The Northeast Philadelphia Campus offers traditional undergraduate programs and several graduate programs. The Woodhaven Center in Bensalem is home to the University’s accelerated programs. The Newtown Center in Newtown Township has graduate programs, accelerated program courses, an undergraduate program in education and corporate training programs.
Founded: 1954 by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
Status: Private, four-year, comprehensive university granting doctoral, masterís, and baccalaureate degrees and multiple certifications.
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Enrollment: 3,184 total. 1,971 undergraduate, 910 graduate, 22 doctoral. 281 accelerated
Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Average class size: 14
Degree Programs: Approximately 40 majors in four schools; Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Nursing & Allied Health Professions; and the Division of Extended Learning
87 percent of alumni work in their field of study within the first year of graduation
Students: 3:1 female-to-male ratio, 14 percent minorities
Financial aid: 96 percent of full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance
Athletics: Thirteen NCAA Division II men’s and women’s varsity teams
Campus life: More than 20 student-run clubs and organizations
Residential: 266 undergraduate students live in university housing
Costs 2012-2013: Tuition $24,940. Room $6,650. Board $4,540
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Business: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), School of Business Administration Programs
Nursing: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Radiologic Science: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiographic Technology
President: Inaugurated on November 22, 1981, Sister Francesca Onley, CSFN, Ph.D. is the university’s fourth president