11901 Wornall Road Kansas City, MO 64145 816-942-8400
http://www.avila.edu admissions@mail.avila.edu
About Avila University
  • Year of Foundation 1916
  • Size of Campus 48 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor's, Master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,214
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 34%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $14,700
  • Room and Board $5,300
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 1,096
Avila University, a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is a values-based community of learning providing liberal arts, professional, undergraduate and graduate education to prepare students for responsible,lifelong,contributions to the global community.Pursue academic excellence by providing an educational experience rooted in the Catholic tradition and in the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph, both of which emphasize collaboration, examination of social justice issues, responsiveness to needs of others, and respect for the worth and dignity of each individual. Offer liberal arts and professional undergraduate and graduate programs grounded in scholarship with well defined educational outcomes which emphasize communication and thinking skills, knowledge, and personal, social and spiritual development of each student.To understand the history of Avila University , you must travel down a path that originated in 17th Century France. Under the patronage of Saint Joseph, six women from LePuy dedicated themselves to the "… practice of all the spiritual and corporal works of mercy of which woman is capable and which will most benefit the … dear neighbor."
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Delta Epsilon Sigma; Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Gamma Pi; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Theta Tau; Psi Chi
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry Team
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; International Student Organziation
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Harmony Month, Homecoming/Spirit Week, Spring Fling Week, Week of Giving, Opening Mass & Community Picnic
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Kansas City (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kansas City (10)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 18
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,388
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Museums Thornhill Art Gallery, Goppert Theatre, TV production studio, fieldhouse
  • Number Of Microforms 493,706
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library Facilities Women Religious Special Collection
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 23
  • Number Of Subscriptions 490
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number of e-books 2,500
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 22
  • Number Of Books in Library 82,583
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 67%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Cerner Sprint Commerce Bank Bank of America UMB Hallmark Cards, Inc. Ford Blue Valley Schools Raytown Schools Park Hill Schools Belton Schools Raymore-Peculiar Schools St. Joseph Health Center Shawnee Mission Medical Center St. Luke's Hospit
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis