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Affordability and Value1. Affordability and Value

Holy Names University is one of the most affordable private institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Financial Aid is available through scholarships, grants, loans, and company reimbursements. For the 2012-13 academic year, 100% of our incoming traditional undergraduate students received some form of financial aid. Call 800.430.1321 or send us an email at admissions@hnu.edu

Location, Location, Location1. Affordability and Value

One of the Finest Places on Earth

Holy Names University is located on 60 wooded acres in the Oakland hills. The unique location offers a breathtaking, panoramic view of Oakland, San Francisco and the Bay Area. Nestled among the hills, the campus provides a safe haven and an extremely beautiful study atmosphere. HNU is minutes away from museums, professional and collegiate sporting events, and world-class performing arts entertainment.

Academic Reputation1. Affordability and Value

At Holy Names University, we expect your best, and we’ll help you achieve it.

For over 140 years, Holy Names University has provided students like you with a great education that leads to fulfilling careers and lives.

Whatever your chosen field, you will be challenged by our programs while working to achieve your professional aspirations.

Heritage1. Affordability and Value

Since our founding in 1868, we’ve continually put students at the heart of everything we do. Holy Names University offers a very intimate education. You will become a vital part of the family of learners at HNU and your importance in our family will make the university a better place.

Faculty1. Affordability and Value

Our exceptional faculty are generous with their time as teachers, advisors, and mentors. Faculty come to Holy Names University because they enjoy teaching.

You will be inspired by faculty who have gained wide recognition for their scholarship and teaching—90 percent hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.

Size1. Affordability and Value

Currently the student to teacher ratio at Holy Names University is 13:1. You will find that the Holy Names University experience is a highly personalized approach to learning that involves small classes, mentoring, and hands-on-learning through internships and leadership opportunities. Your faculty will know your name!

Diversity1. Affordability and Value

We’ve been a living lab of how a diverse community can come together, and celebrate similarities and differences. We are a community that reflects where we live and work.

Innovation and Flexibility1. Affordability and Value

We pioneered the three-year undergraduate degree program and offer flexible weekend and evening programs for graduate students and working adults.

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