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When the Sisters of St. Joseph arrived in the United States from France in the mid-1800s, they dedicated themselves to the "practice of all the spiritual and corporal works of mercy and which will most benefit the dear neighbor." Founded on these principles, Avila University has continued their tradition in its mission and through its values.

With more than 60 undergraduate majors and concentrations and six graduate programs, Avila has grown as a Catholic university where:

  • We emphasize inclusive learning and embrace individuality.
  • We believe the true strengths of leadership are collaborative accomplishment and genuine caring. 
  • We believe the world is unfinished and our students will make responsible, lifelong contributions to the global community.

By helping students reach their full potential with one-on-one attention, high-quality academics, interdisciplinary classes and co-curricular activities, Avila University fosters tomorrow’s inspirational learners and leaders.

Are you ready to find your inspiration? 

 

Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

The Avila Promise

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

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

Arts at Avila: The Diary of Anne Frank

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the diary of anne frank
The Diary of Anne Frank 
By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
November 15, 16, 17 & 18

Learn more about The Diary of Anne Frank > 

Transfer to Avila this Spring

transfer to avila this spring

transfer to avila this spring

  • Scholarships
  • Travel Award
  • Books & Campus Fees included        
  • Transfer-friendly

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Graduate Studies: Attend an Upcoming Psychology Information Session

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graduate psychology information session

If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in psychology, stop by an upcoming Graduate Psychology Coffee Talk on November 28. Let us treat you to a beverage and learn more about our program offerings.

RSVP now >

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