Holy Names University

#28 in Federal Region IX

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Oakland, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or abovePost-master's certificate866 Students48.46 % Acceptance Ratio6:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Holy Names University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Oakland, California. It has a total enrollment of 866 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 6:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Post-master's certificate. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 48.46% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio48.46 %
    Admission Yield20.34 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$20
    Graduate Application Fees$65

    The acceptance ratio is 48.46% last year at Holy Names University where total 974 students applied and 472 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$38,188
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$18,570
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,184
    Off-Campus Living Costs$19,198

    The tuition & fees at Holy Names University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $38,188.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,184 when living on campus and $19,198 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service


    Holy Names University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Holy Names University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Holy Names University

Key Stats for Holy Names University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Holy Names University$38,188
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California$26,966

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California57.28%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California77.42%

Student Population small

Holy Names University866
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California316,378

Graduation Rates average in nation


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California58.84%

Major Programs relatively diverse programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California63

Contact Information & Online Resources


Holy Names University 3500 Mountain Blvd,
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
510) 436-1000


Holy Names University is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (01/01/1949 - Current).
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