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Avila is a church-affiliated university. It was founded in 1916, moved to its present location in 1963, and adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 48-acre campus is located 10 miles from downtown Kansas City.

Website: www.avila.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,246
Undergraduate
Students
(60.1%) 749 Women
(39.9%) 497 Men
425
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
41% of 2,302 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.24
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$31,115
Tuition and Fees
$21,115
Room and Board
$7,000
Average Percent of Need Met
26%
Average Freshman Award
$11,847
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$16,508
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
73
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Kansas City Population
467,007
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
24.9% Black/African-American
11.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
8.8% from 17 countries
First-Year Students Returning
68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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