1900 West Olney Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199 215-951-1500
http://www.lasalle.edu admiss@lasalle.edu
About LaSalle University
  • Year of Foundation 1863
  • Size of Campus 120 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,339
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 43%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $21,270
  • Room and Board $7,810
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 4,207
La Salle University defines itself in terms of its Lasallian heritage: an emphasis on good teaching; an informal style of governing itself with a stress on personal relationships; direct service to the poor and a heightened sensitivity to their needs; and opportunities for students to grow in their faith and to confront fundamental human, religious and ethical questions, in which their obligation to society is understood.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 6
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta (pre-med), Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice), Beta Alpha Accounting Honors Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Gamma Iota Sigma, Lambda Iota Tau, Lambda Pi Eta, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Alpha B
  • Other on-campus organizations 23%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Opening Weekend, Jazz Band Concerts, Pig Roasts, Leadership Development Day, Homecoming, Family Weekend, Home Athletic Events, Branch Out Days (community service), Experiential Education Fair, Stress Buster Week, UMAS deli lunches, Hoops Madness, DSA (stud
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student League, American/Asian Students' Intercultural Association, Cross-Cultural Association, French Club, GAELS - Irish Culture Society, Italian Club, Organization of Latin American Students
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Lasallian Youth Organization, Liturgical Ministers, Gospel Choir
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 7
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (9)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (17)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 60%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 19%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 23%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 46%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 7%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (96%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (3%)
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,975
  • Number Of Microforms 53,000
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,450
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 30
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 5
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number of e-books 50
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 25
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums La Salle University Art Museum: a collection of European and American art since the Middle Ages. In addition to paintings, the Museum has a collection of Old Master prints and drawings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Smaller collections include: illust
  • Number Of Books in Library 405,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 20
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,781
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 74%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Drexel University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Johnson and Johnson, Towers Perrin, Vanguard, Thomas Jefferson Hospital, KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 13%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis