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Holy Names College is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. It was founded as a girls' school in 1868, began granting bachelor's degrees in 1926, and adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 60-acre campus overlooks Oakland and San Francisco Bay.

Website: hnu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
591
Undergraduate
Students
(63.6%) 376 Women
(36.4%) 215 Men
293
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
53% of 2,713 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$57,663
Tuition and Fees
$39,316
Room and Board
$13,190
Average Percent of Need Met
28%
Average Freshman Award
$18,950
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$10,500
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
51
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Oakland Population
400,740
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
51% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Hawks
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.9% Asian
19.1% Black/African-American
44.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
18.7% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students
3.4%
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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