Holy Names University

Private, Four-years School Located in Oakland, CA

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Holy Names University is permanently closed and no longer accepting new applications. The information below is based on the last active year's data of Holy Names University.
How much is the Holy Names tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Holy Names's tuition & fees is $42,115 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $60,592 when a student lives on-campus.

Holy Names Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$42,115
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
On-campus Room & Board$14,274
On-campus Expenses$3,051
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$43,362

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Holy Names for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $168,460 at Holy Names. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $241,428. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $118,188.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$42,115$59,799$28,989
Sophomore (2024-25)$42,115$60,166$29,356
Junior (2025-26)$42,115$60,540$29,730
Senior (2026-27)$42,115$60,923$30,113
4 Years Total$168,460$241,428$118,188
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$42,115$60,166$29,356
Sophomore (2025-26)$42,115$60,540$29,730
Junior (2026-27)$42,115$60,923$30,113
Senior (2027-28)$42,115$61,313$30,503
4 Years Total$168,460$242,942$119,702
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$42,115$60,540$29,730
Sophomore (2026-27)$42,115$60,923$30,113
Junior (2027-28)$42,115$61,313$30,503
Senior (2028-29)$42,115$61,711$30,901
4 Years Total$168,460$244,486$121,246
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$42,115$60,923$30,113
Sophomore (2027-28)$42,115$61,313$30,503
Junior (2028-29)$42,115$61,711$30,901
Senior (2029-30)$42,115$62,117$31,307
4 Years Total$168,460$246,063$122,823
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$42,115$61,313$30,503
Sophomore (2028-29)$42,115$61,711$30,901
Junior (2029-30)$42,115$62,117$31,307
Senior (2030-31)$42,115$62,532$31,722
4 Years Total$168,460$247,672$124,432

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Holy Names' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $23,111.
Holy Names University$42,115
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Holy Names and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Holy Names UniversityOakland, CA$42,115$18,590
Albertus Magnus CollegeNew Haven, CT$39,924$23,472
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended StudiesFayette, MO$6,960$6,390
Marian UniversityFond Du Lac, WI$33,000$11,509
William Woods UniversityFulton, MO$28,860$13,800
Columbus State UniversityColumbus, GA$16,805$12,774
California State University-San BernardinoSan Bernardino, CA$19,555$18,613
Southeastern Louisiana UniversityHammond, LA$20,851$21,308
Oklahoma Christian UniversityEdmond, OK$25,900$10,440
Edinboro University of PennsylvaniaEdinboro, PA$15,062$17,835
St. Mary's UniversitySan Antonio, TX$36,242$21,006

Financial Aid and COA

At Holy Names University, 554 students (93%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $30,810.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Holy Names is $29,782 for students living on-campus and $35,101 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 99 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $33,236 and the average amount of student loans is $6,186.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$60,592
COA (off-campus)$65,911
Tuition & Fees$42,115
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,477
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,782
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$35,101
Average Financial Aid$30,810
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship55493%$30,810
Pell Grants25543%$5,224
Federal Student Loan30251%$10,054
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid99100%-
Grants or Scholarships99100%$33,236
Federal Grants5455%$5,869
Pell Grants5455%$5,397
Other Federal Grants2727%$944
State/Local Grants4646%$7,086
Institutional Grants99100%$26,742
Student Loan Aid5960%$6,186
Federal Student Loans5556%$5,660
Other Student Loans44%$13,418

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Holy Names's acceptance rate is 95.31%. A total of 703 applicants applied to and 670 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 98 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 14.63%.
To apply to Holy Names, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program.
Acceptance Rate95.31%93.40%96.13%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)14.63%18.69%12.92%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Holy Names University has a total of 959 students including 564 undergraduate and 395 graduate students. By gender, there are 306 male students and 709 female students attending Holy Names. The school offers online degree programs and 224 students enrolled online exclusively (23.36% of all students).
Total1,015 306709
Undergraduate596 199397
Graduate419 107312

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered87 Programs
Graduate Program Offered26 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate100.00%
Student Population959
Graduation Rate53%
Transfer-out Rate35%
Retention Rate65% (Full-time), 50% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties40 (Full-time), 143 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs170 (Full-time), 184 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$72,790
Average Staff Salary$76,582