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 2021

Fall 21 student diversity chart
Student Popluation Diversity: 54% Caucasian, 21% Black, 16% Hispanic, 3% Two or More Races, 2% International, 1% American Indian/Alaskan Native, 1% Pacific Islands

Student diversity

International Students

We currently have 27 international students on campus from all over the world. Countries include  Brazil, Colombia, France, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam.

Map of the world highlighting where Avila students are from

Fall 21 transfer students by ethnicity and gender chart
Transfer Students by Ethnicity: 52% White, 21% Black, 15% Hispanic, 4% Asian, 3% Two or More Races, 2% International, 2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 1% Native American or Native Alaskan. Transfer Students by Gender: 55% Female and 45% Male

Transfer Students
  • Average transfer student GPA is 3.0
  • 20% of transfer students live on campus
  • 55% are female, 45% male.

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.
Fall 21 Gender, Marital, and Religion charts
Gender: 65% Female, 35% Male. Marital Status: 83% Single, 12% Married, 3% Other. Religion: 21% Catholic

Graduation and Alumni
  • Avila graduated 208 undergraduate students and 64 graduate students in academic year 2020-2021
  • 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)
Radiologic Science
Business Administration (BSBA)
Professional Health Sciences
Criminology & Justice Studies
Computer Science
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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