Facts & Stats

Avila by the Numbers

Avila University, a Catholic University founded and inspired 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. Avila is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Fall 2020

Diversity. 55% Caucasian, 21% African American, 10% Hispanic, 7% International, 3% Two or more races, 2% Asian, 1% Pacific Islands, 1% American Indian / Alaskan Native In

Student diversity

International Students

We currently have 55 international students on campus from all over the world. Countries include: Benin, Brazil, Cameroon, Peoples Republic of China, Colombia, France, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

Map of the world highlighting where Avila students are from


Transfer students by ethnicity, 49% white, 24% black, 19% Hispanic/latino, 3% international, 2% blended, 1% American indian/alaskan native, 1% asian, 1% native Hawaiian or other pacific islander
Transfer Students
  • Average transfer student GPA is 3.0
  • 18% of transfer students live on campus
  • 66% are female, 34% male.

Gender 66% female and 34% male. Marital Status 83% single, 14% married, 3% head of household. Religion 22% Catholic
Gender, Marital Status and Religion
  • 66% to 34% Female to Male
  • 84% of students are single,
  • 13% are married, and
  • 3% head household
  • 22% of students are Catholic.

Graduation and Alumni
  • Avila graduated 285 undergraduate students and 114 graduate students in academic year 2019-2020
  • 14,000+ alumni making a difference in every state and in many countries throughout the world.

Most Popular Declared Majors

Undergraduate (Including Adult Undergraduate students)
Nursing
Kinesiology
Psychology
Radiologic Science
Communication
Business Administration (Institute)
Healthcare Management (Institute)
Computer Science
Criminology & Justice Studies
Elementary Education
Graduate
Counseling Psychology (MS)
Education (MA)
Business Administration (MBA)
Organizational Development Psychology (MS)
Management (MA)
Psychology (MS)
Dariah Wixon_grad student

“The faculty at Avila always made themselves available. Whenever I had a question or concern, personal or professional, I felt as though the faculty had my best interests at heart.”

Dariah Wixon / Counseling Psychology
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