Immaculata is a private, church-affiliated university. Founded as a women's college in 1920, it became co-educational in 2005. Its 375-acre campus overlooks Chester Valley and is located on Philadelphia's Main Line, about 20 miles from the city.

Website: www.immaculata.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,504
Undergraduate
Students
(73.1%) 1,100 Women
(26.9%) 404 Men
973
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 1,639 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.39
SAT Math
500-593 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
577 average
518-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,870
Tuition and Fees
$27,350
Room and Board
$12,620
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$16,990
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$48,174
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
82
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Immaculata Population
10,000
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
29% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
15.8% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.5% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2  
Science 2  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives 4  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted August 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted August 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted August 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1145 King Road
City, State, Zip
Immaculata, PA 19345
Phone
(610) 647-4400 x3060
Fax
(610) 251-1668
E-mail
admiss@immaculata.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music students recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
81% of 1,639 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 1,145 applicants were admitted
Men
75% of 494 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
359 (27%) of 1,330 admitted students enrolled
Women
253 (26%) of 959 admitted students enrolled
Men
104 (28%) of 371 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.39
3.75 and Above
23%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
500-593 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
23%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
577 average
518-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
14%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
9%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
27%
Score of 12 - 17
18%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 9%
Top quarter: 28%
Top half: 65%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$45,870
Tuition and Fees
$27,350
Room and Board
$12,620
Books and Supplies
$2,166
Other Expenses
$3,734
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003276
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
189 freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
154 applicants
Received Financial Aid
154 applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
23 aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$16,990
Need-Based Gift
Received by 104 aid recipients, average amount $5,966
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 126 aid recipients, average amount $3,727
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 150 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
40 of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
786 undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
681 (86.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
678 applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
85 aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$17,211
Need-Based Gift
Received by 493 aid recipients, average amount $7,887
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 570 aid recipients, average amount $4,734
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 601 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
151 undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,500

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$48,174
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Parks and recreation
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, Occupational Therapy with Thomas Jefferson University
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
82
Part-Time Faculty
236
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
20%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 53% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
127,837
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
600
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • Psychology--General
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Psychology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • Psychology--General
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Location and Setting


Immaculata Population
10,000
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Campus Size
373 acres

Weather

Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
153 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Paoli
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Paoli

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
29% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
71%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Columbia blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national society of leadership and success, student dietetic association, immaculata university chorale, college of undergraduate studies honor society, immaculata university pre-med
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,504
Women
1,100 (73.1%)
Men
404 (26.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
823
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
15.8% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.5% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students.
1.3%
Average Age
28
All Graduate Students
973

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
67.9%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
62.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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