3500 Mountain BoulevardOakland, CA 94619-1699 510-436-1351
http://www.hnu.edu admissions@hnu.edu
About Holy Names University
  • Year of Foundation 1868
  • Size of Campus 60 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 686
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 78%, 22%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,970
  • Room and Board $7,800
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 592
Holy Names University was founded in 1868 when six Sisters of the Holy Names arrived in California from Montreal, Canada. The teaching order, founded to provide education to the poor, had been invited to Oakland by Father Michael King to establish a school for girls and to train future teachers. Holy Names University, an academic community committed to the full development of each student, offers a liberal education rooted in the Catholic tradition, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service in a diverse world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Pacific International, Black Student Union, Latinos Unidos, International Village, Operation Total Anime
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Theta Epsilon, Mu Phi Epsilon, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Alpha Kappa
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual CORE Festival, Founders Day Celebration, Dia de los Muertos, Floricanto Festival
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Bible Study Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Distance to nearest bus Oakland (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Oakland, CA (5), San Francisco, CA (26)
  • Distance to nearest train Oakland, CA (5)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 84%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 35%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 16%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 50,931
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 16
  • Number of e-books 25,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 33
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 111,643
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 37
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,069
  • Number Of Subscriptions 187
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Museums 1)Kennedy Art Center features a small auditorium for recitals, music classrooms, art studios, and a resource center housing music recordings, history slides, and the Kodaly program folk music collection. 2) the Valley Center for Performing Arts houses a 40
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities 1)Music library with an extensive regional and ethnic folk music collection;2)collection of English and American Literature published in the 18th and 19th centuries;3)rare book collection on California and the San Francisco Bay Area History.
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 0%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California--Berkeley)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California--Berkeley)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 0
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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