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La Salle University Student Life

La Salle University is on a 133-acre campus in an urban setting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. La Salle University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

La Salle University also has fraternities and sororities.

La Salle University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at La Salle University include community service organization, La Salle Entertainment Organization, The Explorer (yearbook) and The Masque (theater group).

The La Salle University community comes together each year for Branch Out Day, Homecoming and Spring Fling.

La Salle University Housing

La Salle University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most La Salle University students live off campus. In 2021, 30% of undergrads at La Salle University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 70% of students lived off-campus or commuted to La Salle University. There are 1,868 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,293 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 834 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 53% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

La Salle University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

La Salle University Athletics

At La Salle 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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 La Salle University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Club Teamsheerleading NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 Intercollegiate Club Teams
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Crew Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at La Salle University

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.

La Salle University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The La Salle University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

La Salle University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to La Salle 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 to La Salle University, take Interstate 95 to Philadelphia, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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

La Salle University Students

66%

Women

34%

Men

86%

Full Time

14%

Part Time

72%

In State

28%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

52%

18%

17%

5%

3%

3%

1%

0.16%

0.09%

Undergraduate Students

3,293

Graduate Students

1,331

Non-Resident / International Students

105

La Salle University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,624

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,425

Out-of-State

$32,425

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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