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  • Top Ten Questions Students Ask

    January 9, 2018

    Over the years thousands of high school seniors have visited campus during Avila's ViewAU campus experience tours. For many, ViewAU was their first college campus experience. Students meet with the faculty, learn about college life from current Avila undergraduates, and ask a lot of questions. Here are their top 10.

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  • What you need to know to finish college in four years

    November 14, 2017

    When it comes to college tuition, time is money. One of the most important and impactful actions you can take to lower your college debt is to graduate on-time. It sounds simple, however, more than half of college students will take five or even six years to earn their four-year Bachelor's degree. 

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  • What college reps aren’t telling you.

    July 31, 2017

    Picking a college is a personal choice and a big decision. And despite what the campus tour guide tells you, not every college is going to be right for you. So, when you go on a college visit, don’t just visit the campus, act like you own it.

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  • Taking the risk out of transferring college credits

    June 27, 2017

    President Ron Slepitza bows with the final Avila graduate to cross the stage.

    Transferring your college credits from a community college to a four-year university can be a challenge. Articulation agreements can make all the difference between taking all of your credits with you, and leaving them behind.

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  • Health care careers top Kansas City 2016 salary list

    June 12, 2017

    pre-health students are looking to enter high paying and fast growing careers

    Based on recent salary data for Kansas City and the nation, students enrolled in pre-health programs are preparing themselves for careers in some of the highest paid, fastest growing occupations.

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  • Don't leave your community college credits behind

    June 3, 2017

    Avila's undergraduate catalog is a must read for incoming freshmen and transfer students

    Community colleges can be an affordable path to a bachelor's degree, but there are some obstacles students will need to maneuver to make sure their college credits successfully transfer to a four-year university.

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The Arts at Avila: These Shining Lives

these shining lives
February 22-25
Evening performances: 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday matinee: 2:00 p.m.
Goppert Theatre on the Bill and Jean Buchanan Stage

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AU News

Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Avila University has been accredited by HLC since 1946. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University to the following address:

Public Comment on Avila University,
Higher Learning Commission,
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by January 19, 2018.