Avila University is on a 50-acre campus in the suburban setting of Kansas City, Missouri, not far from The Kansas City metropolitan.
Avila University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Avila University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Avila University has several thriving Avila Ambassadors. In fact, more students participate in the Avila Ambassadors than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Avila University include Avila Student Nurses Association, Campus Ministries, Saudi Arabian Student Association and Avila University Theatre Company.
Avila University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming Week, Spring Fling Week and AU Kick Off Celebration.
This table offers information on housing at Avila University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||25%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||360|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||283|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Avila University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Avila University students live off campus. In 2022, 25% of undergrads at Avila University lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 360 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,058 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 283 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 55% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Avila University offers coed housing.
At Avila University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Avila University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Avila University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Avila University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Avila University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Avila University, take Interstate 435 to Kansas City, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Kansas City International airport.
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