Holy Family University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,338

2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,723

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.72%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

70.7%

1,429 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,081

58% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.8%

154 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 (172 degrees awarded), General Psychology (44 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees).

In 2017, 611 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holy Family University. 75.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (325 degrees), 1.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (218 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Family University is $29,338, which is $8,605 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Family University is $29,338, which is $8,605 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,723.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,338

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Holy Family University was $29,338. The cost of tuition at Holy Family University is $8,605 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$15,723

2017 Value

0.717%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Holy Family University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,723. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Holy Family University grew by 0.717%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,281

Room and Board

$1,080

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holy Family University was of $12,281 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board increased by 0.995% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.935% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Holy Family University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.82% with respect to 2016, when 71% 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.

5.72%

2016 Default Rate

41

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Holy Family University was 5.72%, which represents 41 out of the 717 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 1,429 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.833% annual decline. Out of those 1,429 applicants, 1,011 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.7% acceptance rate.

There were 3,081 students enrolled at Holy Family University in 2017, and 95% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Holy Family University has an overall enrollment yield of 35.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,011

Accepted Out of 1,429

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Holy Family University was 70.7% (1,011 admissions from 1,429 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 68.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.833%, while admissions grew by 2.43%.

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SAT Scores

95%

Submission Percentage

345

Scores Submitted

95% of enrolled first-time students at Holy Family University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Holy Family University has a total enrollment of 3,081 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Family University is 1,786 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,295. This means that 58% of students enrolled at Holy Family University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holy Family University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.5% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 4.12% Asian, 4.02% Hispanic or Latino, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Holy Family University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.6%), followed by White Male (17.2%) and Black or African American Female (9.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (62.8%), followed by White Male (14.1%) and Black or African American Female (6.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holy Family University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,081 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Family University is 1,786 and the part-time enrollment is 1,295. This means that 58% of students enrolled at Holy Family University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 78%. 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

    1,927

  2. Black or African American

    382

  3. Asian

    127

The enrolled student population at Holy Family University is 62.5% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 4.12% Asian, 4.02% Hispanic or Latino, 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 499 students (16.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 313 more women than men received degrees from Holy Family University. The majority of degree recipients at Holy Family University are white (325 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (218 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Holy Family University is Registered Nursing (172 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (44 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (40 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 Psychology (73 degrees awarded), Education (123 degrees), and Health (218 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 (2,181,805 people), Registered nurses (1,467,412 people), Accountants & auditors (1,153,230 people), Other managers (791,490 people), and Financial managers (457,981 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Psychology (73 degrees awarded), Education (123 degrees), Health (218 degrees), Protective Services (27 degrees), and Business (120 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Psychology (73 degrees awarded), Education (123 degrees), Health (218 degrees), Protective Services (27 degrees), and Business (120 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 (3,547,701 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,947,389 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (751,168 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (547,338 people), and Banking & related activities (546,006 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Family University are Psychology (73 degrees awarded), Education (123 degrees), Health (218 degrees), Protective Services (27 degrees), and Business (120 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. 172 degrees awarded

  2. 44 degrees awarded

  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Holy Family University was Registered Nursing with 172 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 149

  2. 462

In 2017, 149 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Family University, which is 0.323 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (462).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Family University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.95 times less than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 162 degrees were awarded to women at Holy Family University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.59 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%

100% Completion Time

57%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 46% of students graduating from Holy Family University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (70%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Holy Family University is Female and Asian (70% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 14.9% 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

    325 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    218 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holy Family University is white (325 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (218 degrees).

35.7% of degree recipients (218 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    254 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    71 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Holy Family University is white female (254 degrees awarded). There were 3.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (71 degrees).

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Operations

Holy Family University has an endowment valued at nearly $18.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.87M (10.1%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Holy Family University had a total salary expenditure of $39.9M. Holy Family University employs 26 Assistant professors, 21 Associate professors, and 15 Instructors. Most academics at Holy Family University are Female Assistant professors (16), Female Associate professors(15), and Female Instructors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Family University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 50 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.5M

2017 Endowment

10.6%

growth from 2016

Holy Family University has an endowment valued at about $18.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Holy Family University grew 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.7M 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. $144k - Federal

  2. $1.3M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Holy Family University received $144k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.7M

2017 Salaries

10.2%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Holy Family University paid a median of $20.7M in salaries, which represents 51.9% of their overall expenditure ($39.9M) and a 10.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.729% decline from 2015 and a 8.82% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.57M

Instructional Salaries

77

Number of Employees

In 2017, Holy Family University paid a total of $5.57M to 77 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

26 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holy Family University were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Family University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 50 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Holy Family University was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Female Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Instructor with 13 employees.

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

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