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Degree Completion
Programs for Adults
Adult Bachelor Degree students are able to proceed at their own pace. Night and week-end classes allow HNU students to accelerate the completion of degree programs and provide affordable and practical schedules that fit into busy adult lifestyles. A degree from HNU carries an over 140-year tradition of academic excellence.

Program Profile

  • HNU classes are small: the average class size is 12 students to 1 professor.  
  • Classes are taught by faculty who are experts in their field; 83% of faculty possess terminal degrees (a masters or doctoral degree).
  • HNU provides one of the most affordable choices in private, non-profit education.  Financial aid is available as well as an interest-free flexible tuition payment. Please check with your company to inquire if corporate tuition assistance offered.
  • HNU’s accredited degree programs allow students the opportunity to enroll in graduate programs. During their senior year, Adult Baccalaureate Degree Program students who wish to pursue a graduate degree at HNU may be eligible to take up to six units of graduate classes concurrently with their undergraduate classes.
  • Syllabi for classes are available electronically for enrolled students at http://blackboard.hnu.edu approximately three weeks before the beginning of each class.

HNU students may take advantage of a full-range of services and facilities including a library, computer labs, career center, dining facilities, gymnasium, pool, performing arts center and bookstore. Advising, tutoring, financial aid counseling and career services are also available.

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Getting Started
At Oakland’s Holy Names University we help you earn the confidence that comes with achieving a personal goal like continuing your education. Our San Francisco Bay Area programs are designed to provide a caring academic environment that can help students with career advancement. Click here to learn more about the application process and to find your Enrollment Counselor »