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Holy Names University

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

Holy Names University Tuition Information

In 2021, Holy Names University's tuition was $40,368 a year.

Tuition was the same price in 2022 compare to the year before. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams feel scary, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe much less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you're done with college.

Holy Names University: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Holy Names University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of California as it does for students who live in other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to check your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Holy Names University?

Holy Names University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or Holy Names University-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Holy Names University:

•Holy Names University-specific scholarships

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.


Holy Names University Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Holy Names University.

Room and Board Costs at Holy Names University

Housing and campus dining at Holy Names University costs $13,994 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat in the Holy Names University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $11,682.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Holy Names University?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

Transportation costs

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Holy Names University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

A school's location can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area can be costly, but cities may offer more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Holy Names Universityis located in a urban setting in California, near San Francisco.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


The Full Cost of Attending Holy Names University


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Holy Names University.

How Much Does Holy Names University Cost?

What will the cost of attending Holy Names University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $40,368
Room and Board $13,994
Board Only $5,571
Other expenses $2,979

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $59,002
Off-Campus $52,361

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Holy Names University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Course load for full-time students


Holy Names University Financial Aid


In 2022, 174 of the 630 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Holy Names University meets 43% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $18,950 a year. Around 50% of Holy Names University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Holy Names University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $10,500 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $10,500
Private Loans $0
Most Common Loans for Holy Names University Students
Federal Loans 50%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Holy Names University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Holy Names University

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, Holy Names University awarded 156 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $4.8 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $620000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Holy Names University

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Holy Names University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Holy Names University was $18,950 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Holy Names University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $40,052
Off-Campus $33,411

What will attending Holy Names University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Holy Names University's net cost calculator on their website.

Holy Names University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Holy Names University Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Holy Names University


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Holy Names University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$53,697

In State

$53,697

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$39,576
$39,576
Fees
$526
$526
Housing
$13,595
$13,595
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Holy Names University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

37%

Average Financial Aid Package

$15,554

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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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