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La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate84%
Acceptance Rate84%

About La Salle University

La Salle is a Catholic, Lasallian University located on a 133 acre campus in The City of Philadelphia. The University was founded in 1863 by the Christian Brothers, a teaching order inspired by St. John Baptist De La Salle, The Christian Brothers operate over 1,000 teaching establishments in 80 countries educating approximately 800,000 students. La Salle University is a part of this international network of Lasallian Schools. La Salle University offers 42 full-time undergraduate majors, 25 Division I Sports and over 120 student clubs and organizations. Approximately 3,200 undergraduate students attend the University. The average class size is 22 students with a 12:1 student to faculty ratio. 92% of the University's graduates are either employed full-time, volunteering or pursuing additional education one year after graduation. The University has been continually recognized as a transformative institution providing one of the strongest value propositions in higher education.

La Salle University is a private, religious school in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. La Salle University was founded in 1863. The college enrolls around 4,043 students a year, including 2,746 undergraduates.

La Salle University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into La Salle University. In 2022, La Salle University accepted 84% of applicants. In 2022, 4,676 out of 5,581 total applicants were accepted.

La Salle University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 92%
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 92%

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La Salle University is located in Philadelphia.

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La Salle University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to La Salle University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to La Salle University is Continuous processing.

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La Salle University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1060 - 1250


Math SAT Range

530 - 630


Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1250 and Above


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1060 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for La Salle University students is 1125. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to La Salle University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 have a low chance of being offered a spot at La Salle University.

La Salle University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at La Salle University is like? There are approximately 4,043 students enrolled at La Salle University, including 2,746 undergraduate students and 1,297 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from PA and 28% percent of students are from other states.


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