Study at Holy Names UniversityThe main campus of Holy Names is in Oakland, California (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. Holy Names is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.
Holy Names offers more choices of majors than most colleges its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to nursing and emergency medicine.
Holy Names Selectivity
Holy Names does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, 27% of people who applied to the school were accepted. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 450 to 530. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 430 or more.
The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007, Holy Names had 1, 114 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at Holy Names. Females make the bulk of the Student Enrolment at the school.
Holy Names makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at Holy Names belong to the California Pacific Conference for major sports. The school takes athletics seriously enough to offer athletic financial aid to a significant portion of its students.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Holy Names University, an academic community committed to the full development of each student, offers a liberal education rooted in the Catholic tradition, empowering a diverse Student Enrolment for leadership and service in a diverse world. "
Holy Names Programs and Degrees
3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, California 94619-1699
General Phone: (510) 436-1000