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Freshman

Freshman Applicants

You've come to the right place if you are a high school student and plan to enroll in our traditional undergraduate day program.

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Transfer

Transfer Applicants

You have come to the right place if you plan to enroll in our traditional undergraduate day program and have previous college coursework.

To get the process started, apply now:

Adult/Professional - Undergraduate

Adult/Professional - Undergraduate Applicants

Avila Advantage is an evening and online program designed for the working professional.  Applicants must have at least one year of full time work experience.  Students who have obtained an Associate's degree in Nursing and are applying to the RN to BSN program are exempt from the work experience requirement. 

Those applicants who do not meet the criteria above but desire an evening and online program may contact the advantage office directly to be considered for admission at 816-501-3737 or advantage@avila.edu.  Additional application steps may be required.  

Our Adult Learner programs offer bachelor degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Healthcare Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resources, Psychology, RN to BSN (Nursing) and Software Engineering. 

If you are interested in a FULLY ONLINE program, please select the Online Application button.  You will be able to select your term of interest inside the application.  Please note that Business Administration, Computer Science, Healthcare Management, RN to BSN and Software Engineering degrees are the only programs that can be completed fully online.

If you are interested in campus classes or a combination of campus and online courses, please click the button below to apply for the semester you wish to attend.  Please note that the RN to BSN program is the ONLY program that can only be done fully online. If you are applying for the RN to BSN program, you must select the Online Application. 

Graduate Initial Teaching Certification

Graduate Initial Teaching Certificate Applicants

Areas of Certification include:  

Art (K-12)

Elementary (1-6)

Middle School (5-9)

Language Arts

Mathematics

Science 

Social Studies

Physical Education (K-12)

Secondary (9-12)

Biology

Business

Chemistry

English

Social Studies

Speech/Theater

Special Education (K-12)

Click the button below to apply for the semester you wish to attend.  You will be asked to create an account to submit your application so that you may have the convenience of checking on admission materials received throughout the admission process. 

Graduate

Graduate Applicants

Avila University welcomes applications from students who are ready to take the next step into Graduate Studies! Click the plus sign below for your program of interest and apply for the semester you wish to attend.  You will be asked to create an account to submit your application so that you may have the convenience of checking on admission materials received throughout the admission process. 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration - MBA

You may choose a concentration in one of the following areas:  Accounting, Finance, Management, Health Care Administration, International Business, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Counseling Psychology or General Psychology

Master of Science in Counseling Psychology or Master of Science in Psychology

The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology offers concentrations in Child & Adolescent Counseling, Couples & Family Counseling or Research.  The Master of Science in Psychology offers three concentrations:  General, Mental Health & Research.  Please note that although the Research track is available for both graduate programs, requests for admittance into the Research concentration will be completed post-attendance.  Click the button below to apply for the semester you wish to attend. 

Education

Master of Arts in Education

You may choose a concentration in either Literacy, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) OR Teaching & Learning.  

If you are interested in taking classes fully online, we offer a fully online Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Teaching & Learning.  Please select the "Online Degrees Application."

Management

Management

You may choose a concentration in either Fundraising or Project Management. 

If you are interested in a FULLY ONLINE program, please select the Online Application button.  You will be able to select your term of interest inside the application.  

If you are interested in campus classes or a combination of campus and online courses, please click the button below to apply for the semester you wish to attend.

Organizational Development

Organizational Development

You may choose a concentration in one of the following areas:  Executive Leadership, Leadership Coaching or Strategic Human Resources

Social Work (in partnership with Saint Louis University)

M.S.W. applicants have a final deadline of July 15.

To complete the application process, please submit the below items:

  • Complete the online application. Applying to most Saint Louis University (SLU) graduate programs costs $55 for U.S. citizens and $65 for international applicants.
  • Submit official copies of all college transcripts. Photocopies and faxes will not be accepted. 
  • Submit 3 confidential letters of recommendation, resume, interview and professional goal statement.

Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate Applicants

Avila University welcomes applications from students who are ready to take the next step into Graduate Studies! Choose from the options below to locate your certificate of interest.  You will be asked to create an account to submit your application so that you may have the convenience of checking on admission materials received throughout the admission process. 

Graduate Certificates are available for those who wish to increase knowledge in a specific area.  Certificates can be completed in approximately one year and require a prior bachelor's degree.  This application will allow you to choose from the following Certificate options:

  • Accounting (Graduate Business Certificate)

  • Child & Adolescent Counseling (Graduate Psychology Certificate)

  • Executive Leadership (Graduate Certificate)

  • Finance (Graduate Business Certificate)

  • Fundraising (Graduate Certificate)

  • Health Care Administration (Graduate Business Certificate)

  • Leadership Coaching (Graduate Certification)

  • Management (Graduate Business Certificate)

  • Marketing (Graduate Business Certificate)

  • Project Management (Graduate Certificate)

  • Psychology - General (Graduate Certificate)

  • Strategic Human Resources (Graduate Certificate)

***Click on the category below that includes your certificate of interest as defined above. 

Graduate Business Certificates

Graduate Business Certificates

Select this application if you wish to apply for a Certificate program in one of the following areas:

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Healthcare Administration

  • Management

  • Marketing

Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates

Select this application if you wish to apply for a Certificate program in one of the following areas. 

We offer the Fundraising and Project Management certificates online.  If you want to do the certificate fully online, please select the online application.  Please note that Fundraising is only available online.  Please select the online application button if you wish to apply for Fundraising.  Executive Leadership, Leadership Coaching and Strategic Human Resources are not available online.  

  • Executive Leadership (campus classes only)

  • Fundraising (online only)

  • Leadership Coaching Certification (campus classes only)

  • Project Management (available online or in-campus)

  • Strategic Human Resources (campus classes only)

Graduate Psychology Certificates

Graduate Psychology Certificate

Select this application if you wish to apply for a Certificate program in Child & Adolescent Counseling or a General Psychology Certificate.

International

English Language Learner Applicants

If English is not the first language of your country and you do not have an English Placement Exam of (IELTS=5.0, TOEFL=500; IBT TOEFL=61) for undergrad courses please fill out the English Language Learner application in order to take English courses prior to academic courses. Please see individual graduate application for English Placement Exam requirements.

Academic Degree Applicants

If English is not the first language of your country and you do not have an English Placement Exam of (IELTS=5.0, TOEFL=500; IBT TOEFL=61) for undergrad courses please fill out the English Language Learner application in order to take English courses prior to academic courses. Please see individual graduate application for English Placement Exam requirements.

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