Holy Names University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$37,672

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,890

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.31%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

52.6%

2,713 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

884

72.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

42.7%

53 Graduates

About

Holy Names University is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Holy Names University were Registered Nursing (26 degrees awarded), General Psychology (26 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (20 degrees).

In 2017, 332 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holy Names University. 73.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (83 degrees), 1.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Names University is $37,672, which is $16,939 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Names University is $37,672, which is $16,939 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 $21,890.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,672

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Holy Names University was $37,672. The cost of tuition at Holy Names University is $16,939 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$21,890

2017 Value

1.98%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Holy Names University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,890. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Holy Names University grew by 1.98%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,463

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holy Names University was of $12,463 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 3.68% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Holy Names University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.49% with respect to 2016, when 89% 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.

7.31%

2016 Default Rate

34

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Holy Names University was 7.31%, which represents 34 out of the 465 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 Names University received 2,713 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 179% annual growth. Out of those 2,713 applicants, 1,426 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.6% acceptance rate.

There were 884 students enrolled at Holy Names University in 2017, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Holy Names University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,426

Accepted Out of 2,713

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Holy Names University was 52.6% (1,426 admissions from 2,713 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 48.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 179%, while admissions grew by 202%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

144

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Holy Names University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Holy Names University has a total enrollment of 884 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Names University is 644 students and the part-time enrollment is 240. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Holy Names University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holy Names University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.5% Hispanic or Latino, 22.6% White, 21.3% Black or African American, 9.73% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.452% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Holy Names University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (14.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (27.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.8%) and Asian Female (13.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holy Names University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 884 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Names University is 644 and the part-time enrollment is 240. This means that 72.9% of students enrolled at Holy Names University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

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 Names University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Holy Names University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    323

  2. White

    200

  3. Black or African American

    188

The enrolled student population at Holy Names University is 36.5% Hispanic or Latino, 22.6% White, 21.3% Black or African American, 9.73% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.452% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 19 students (2.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 156 more women than men received degrees from Holy Names University. The majority of degree recipients at Holy Names University are white (83 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Holy Names University is Registered Nursing (26 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (26 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (20 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Holy Names University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), and Psychology (48 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 Names University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,965,859 people), Secondary school teachers (318,774 people), Education administrators (298,635 people), Postsecondary teachers (172,404 people), and Other managers (172,337 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Names University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), Education (50 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (2 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 Names University are Surgeons, Sales managers, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Holy Names University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), Education (50 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (2 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 Names University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,985,134 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (399,030 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (309,038 people), Outpatient care centers (190,817 people), and Individual & family services (162,554 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Names University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), Education (50 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (2 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 Names University.

Most Common

  1. 26 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Holy Names University was General Psychology with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 88

  2. 244

In 2017, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Names University, which is 0.361 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (244).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Names University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.667 times less than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to women at Holy Names University in Family Practice Nurse, which is 3.71 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% of students graduating from Holy Names University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (62.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Holy Names University is Female and Two or More Races (62.5% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    83 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holy Names University is white (83 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

2.41% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    57 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    57 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Holy Names University is white female (57 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (57 degrees).

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Operations

Holy Names University has an endowment valued at nearly $50.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.58M (9%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Holy Names University had a total salary expenditure of $30.4M. Holy Names University employs 18 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 6 Professors. Most academics at Holy Names University are Female Assistant professors (15), Female Associate professors(7), and Male Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Names University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 50 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$50.9M

2017 Endowment

6.86%

growth from 2016

Holy Names University has an endowment valued at about $50.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Holy Names University grew 6.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.8M higher 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: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.58M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Holy Names University received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.6M

2017 Salaries

1.59%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Holy Names University paid a median of $14.6M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($30.4M) and a 1.59% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.13% decline from 2015 and a 0.345% 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

$2.99M

Instructional Salaries

41

Number of Employees

In 2017, Holy Names University paid a total of $2.99M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

18 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 Names University were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Names University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 50 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Holy Names University was Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, Female Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

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

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