Holy Family University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,762

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$15,611

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.06%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.5%

1,441 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,737

54.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

60.6%

195 Graduates

About

Holy Family University is a higher education institution located in Philadelphia County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Holy Family University were Registered Nursing (187 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees), and General Psychology (36 degrees).

In 2016, 739 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holy Family University. 75.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (516 degrees), 4.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Family University is $28,762, which is $8,602 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Family University is $28,762, which is $8,602 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,611.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,762

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Holy Family University was $28,762. The cost of tuition at Holy Family University is $8,602 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$15,611

2016 Value

3.96%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Holy Family University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,611. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Holy Family University grew by 3.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,160

Room and Board

$1,070

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holy Family University was of $12,160 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,070. The cost of room and board increased by 2.89% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.943% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Holy Family University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.33% with respect to 2015, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.06%

2015 Default Rate

47

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Holy Family University was 6.06%, which represents 47 out of the 775 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Holy Family University received 1,441 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.51% annual growth. Out of those 1,441 applicants, 987 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,737 students enrolled at Holy Family University in 2016, and 97% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Holy Family University has an overall enrollment yield of 33.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

987

Accepted Out of 1,441

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Holy Family University was 68.5% (987 admissions from 1,441 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 73.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 8.51%, while admissions grew by 0.509%.

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SAT Scores

97%

Submission Percentage

318

Scores Submitted

97% of enrolled first-time students at Holy Family University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Holy Family University has a total enrollment of 2,737 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Family University is 1,491 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,246. This means that 54.5% of students enrolled at Holy Family University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holy Family University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.9% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 5.12% Hispanic or Latino, 4.38% Asian, 0.146% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Holy Family University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Black or African American Female (7.94%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (56.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (7.46%) and White Male (7.46%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holy Family University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,737 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Family University is 1,491 and the part-time enrollment is 1,246. This means that 54.5% of students enrolled at Holy Family University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Holy Family University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Holy Family University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,667

  2. Black or African American

    290

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    140

The enrolled student population at Holy Family University is 60.9% White, 10.6% Black or African American, 5.12% Hispanic or Latino, 4.38% Asian, 0.146% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 502 students (18.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 375 more women than men received degrees from Holy Family University. The majority of degree recipients at Holy Family University are white (516 degrees awarded). There were 4.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Holy Family University is Registered Nursing (187 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees) and General Psychology (36 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Holy Family University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (196 degrees awarded), Psychology (70 degrees), and Protective Services (45 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,051,212 people), Registered nurses (1,332,008 people), Secondary school teachers (337,504 people), Education administrators (324,594 people), and Miscellaneous managers (308,822 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Education (196 degrees awarded), Psychology (70 degrees), Protective Services (45 degrees), Health (243 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Education (196 degrees awarded), Psychology (70 degrees), Protective Services (45 degrees), Health (243 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,256,160 people), Hospitals (1,695,672 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (510,089 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (459,425 people), and Outpatient care centers (349,166 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Education (196 degrees awarded), Psychology (70 degrees), Protective Services (45 degrees), Health (243 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Holy Family University.

Most Common

  1. 187 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Holy Family University was Registered Nursing with 187 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 182

  2. 557

In 2016, 182 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Family University, which is 0.327 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (557).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Family University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.956 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 187 degrees were awarded to women at Holy Family University in Registered Nursing, which is 10.4 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%

100% Completion Time

55%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 37% of students graduating from Holy Family University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (68.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Holy Family University is Female and White (68.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11.8% of graduates (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    516 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holy Family University is white (516 degrees awarded). There were 4.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

14.1% of degree recipients (104 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    398 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    118 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Holy Family University is white female (398 degrees awarded). There were 3.37 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (118 degrees).

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Operations

Holy Family University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $578k (3.43%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Holy Family University had a total expenditure of $39.6M. Of that $39.6M, they spent $18.9M on salaries and $39.6M on benefits.

Holy Family University employs 24 Assistant professors, 22 Associate professors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at Holy Family University are Female Associate professors (16), Female Assistant professors(16), and Female Instructors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Family University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 53 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Service with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.9M

2015 Endowment

12.6%

growth from 2014

Holy Family University has an endowment valued at about $16.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Holy Family University grew 12.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $271k - Federal

  2. $538k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Holy Family University received $271k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $538k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$18.9M

Salary Expenditure

$39.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Holy Family University had a total expenditure of $39.6M. Of that $39.6M, they spent $18.9M on salaries and $39.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$18.9M

2015 Salaries

8.82%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Holy Family University paid a median of $18.9M in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($39.6M) and a 8.82% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.64% decline from 2013 and a 15.2% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.45M

Instructional Salaries

74

Number of Employees

In 2015, Holy Family University paid a total of $5.45M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

24 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holy Family University were Assistant professor with 24 employees; Associate professor with 22 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Family University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 53 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Service with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Holy Family University was Female Associate professor with 16 employees, Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Female Instructor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Holy Family University.

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