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Holy Names University

Oakland, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About Holy Names University

Holy Names University is a private, religious college in the city of Oakland, California. Holy Names University was founded in 1868. The college currently enrolls around 1,014 students a year, including 630 undergrad students.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Holy Names University

It is moderately difficult to get into Holy Names University. Holy Names University admitted 89% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 1,679 out of 1,884 total applicants were accepted.

Holy Names University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
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Holy Names University is locatedin the city of Oakland, California, in the city of San Francisco.

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College Info

3500 Mountain Boulevard Oakland, CA 94619-1699

Campus Setting: Urban

Holy Names University Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Holy Names University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Holy Names University is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Holy Names University is like? There are approximately 1,014 students enrolled at Holy Names University, including 630 undergraduate students and 384 graduate students. 21% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from CA and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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