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Holy Names University

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

Holy Names University Student Life

Holy Names University is on a 60-acre campus in the urban setting of Oakland, California, not far from San Francisco.

Holy Names University Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for Holy Names University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.

Interested in Greek life? Holy Names University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Holy Names University has the Drama Club. In fact, more students participate in the Drama Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Holy Names University include Latinos Unidos, Black Student Union, Biology Club and Hiking Club.

The Holy Names University community comes together each year for CORE Festival, Founder' Day and Convocation.

Does Holy Names University Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Holy Names University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 51%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 463
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 305
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 49%

Holy Names University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Holy Names University students live on campus. In 2022, 51% of undergrads at Holy Names University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 49% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Holy Names University. There are 463 spots available in on-campus housing for all 630 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 305 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Holy Names University offers coed housing.

Holy Names University Athletics

At Holy Names 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 Holy Names University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Holy Names University Safe?

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. The Holy Names University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Holy Names University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Holy Names University has 24-hour security main gate.

Plan a Visit to Holy Names University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Holy Names University, take Interstate 580 to Oakland, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Oakland International airport.

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Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Holy Names University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Keep Reading About Holy Names University

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Holy Names University Students

76%

Women

24%

Men

21%

Full Time

0.48%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

28%

19%

17%

12%

9%

8%

7%

1%

Undergraduate Students

630

Graduate Students

384

Non-Resident / International Students

18

Holy Names University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,014

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

89%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$40,102

Out-of-State

$40,102

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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