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We believe that higher education should not only be within your reach but should provide you a clear path to your bright future. Through one-on-one attention, inspired academics, interdisciplinary classes, and co-curricular activities, Avila University will lead the way. That means graduating in four years, with classroom research or internship experience that compliments an inspired education. That’s what you’ll find at Avila. That’s our promise.

Let’s make this simple.

At Avila, our new tuition structure includes all of your books and campus fees. No guessing. No $200 textbook surprises. As part of the Avila Promise, your tuition is protected from unexpected tuition and fee hikes for four years. Not only that, but at Avila, you’ll graduate on-time with our 4-Year Graduation Guarantee; you’ll be guaranteed an internship or research experience, and in your junior year, you’ll be eligible to apply for up to a $1,000 Travel Award.

Fast Facts:

As an undergraduate student at Avila, you'll be in good company.

  • More than 1,600 students are enrolled in 60 undergraduate majors and concentrations and eight available master's degree programs.
  • 98% of Avila's traditional undergraduate students receive scholarships.
  • 77% of Avila faculty have a doctoral or the highest degree in their field.
  • 72% of first-year students live on campus.
  • 100% of first-year students volunteer in the community.
  • Avila is a member of the NAIA and the KCAC (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference).
  • Students come to Avila from more than 20 countries around the world. 
  • Avila University is a Catholic university founded in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
  • Avila University first mascot was the Avalanche.
  • There are more than 14,000 alumni are making a difference in every state and in many countries throughout the world.

The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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#ClassOf2024 get your first peek at Avila campus life.
Homecoming Weekend
Oct. 5, 2019
10 a.m.


University Singers Tour France

Choir tour send off

Choir performing inside Visitation Church

A recap of the Avila University Singers tour of Normandy and Le Puy, France

Pictures, video, and a post-tour reflection >>

Avila Theatre Presents:


War of the Worlds the Panic Broadcast

The Martians invade Whitfield Center!
Oct. 3, 4, 5 & 6, 2019
Limited Seating. Reserve your tickets.

Tickets >>

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