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Facts & Stats About Avila

 

Updated: October 2018

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.

For Fall 2018, 1,626 students were enrolled; 1,225 undergraduate and 401 graduates.

Avila is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accredited Higher Learning Commission

   

Academic Excellence

74% of full-time faculty have the highest degree in their field.

Average student to teacher ratio is 12:1.

Last year's incoming freshman class held an average 3.32 GPA and 22 ACT score.

  

Schools & Colleges

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


School of Humanities
English
   Literature
   Writing
History
Religious Studies & Philosophy
   Philosophy
   Religious Studies

Minor: 
Women's and Gender Studies

School of Performing Arts
Music
   Piano
   Voice 
Theatre
   Acting
   Directing/Producing
   Musical Theatre
   Theatre Design and Technology 

Minor: 
Dance 

School of Psychology
Psychology
   Mental Health
   Research 

Graduate Psychology 

School of Social Sciences
Criminology & Justice Studies
Social Work
Master of Social (MSW)

Minor: 
Pre-law

College of Science and Health



School of Natural and Applied Sciences
Biochemistry & Mol. Biology
Biology
Kinesiology 
(Undergraduate, Graduate)
Prehealth Professions   
    Anesthesiologist Assistant
    Pre-Chiropractic
    Pre-Dental
    Pre-Genetic Counseling
    Pre-Medicine
    Pre-Naturopathic
    Pre-Occupational Therapy
    Pre-Optometry
    Pre-Pharmacy
    Pre-Physical Therapy
    Pre-Physician Assistant
    Pre-Public Health
    Pre-Podiatric
    Pre-Veterinary Medicine    
    Speech Pathology

Minors: 
Biology
 
Chemistry
Environmental Science

School of Computer Sciences and Mathematics
Computer Science
Software Engineering

Minor: 
Mathematics
 

School of Nursing
Nursing

School of Imaging Sciences
Radiologic Science 

College of Professional Schools


School of Business
Accounting 
      Corporate Accounting
      Public Accounting
Business Administration
Finance
International Business
Management
Marketing

Minors: Business Administration
Economics, Management
Marketing

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

School of Education
Education Degree Programs
   Elementary Education (1-6) 
   Middle School (5-9) 
   Special Education (K-12) 
   Business Education (9-12) 
   Chemistry Education (9-12)
   Physical Education (K-12)
   Secondary Education Minor (9-12) 
   Art Education (K-12) 
   International Advocacy 
      - Major and Minor 

Graduate Education 

School of Visual and Communication Arts
Art + Design 
    Art Education K-12
    Art Therapy 
    Graphic Design
Communication
   Advertising/Public Relations
   Film and Digital Media
   Healthcare Communication
   Sports Communication

Minors: 
Advertising/Public Relations
Film & Digital Media
Graphic Design
Studio Art

Advantage Institute for Professional Studies
Business Administration
Healthcare Management
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Psychology
RN to BSN

Graduate Management 
Graduate Organizational Development 

Student Diversity

student diversity pie chart

International Students

We currently have 161 international students on campus from all over the world. Countries include: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Peoples Republic of China, Colombia, India, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

international students population

Gender, Marital Status and Religion


Females outnumber our males, 64% to 36%
81% of our students are single, 15% are married, and 4% head household
22% of students are Catholic

  gender martial status religion                               

Athletics

All our athletic teams are fired up to bring home more championships! Members of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Sports offered include baseball, men's and women's basketball, cheer, men's and women's cross country, dance, football, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's track and field and volleyball.

avila eagle

Graduation and Alumni

Avila graduated 273 undergraduate students and 139 graduate students in academic year 2017-2018 and now has nearly 14,000 alumni making a difference in every state and in many countries throughout the world.

 

Location

Avila University is located on 50 acres of land in a Kansas City, Missouri suburban community off of Wornall and I-435. Huffington Post named Kansas City the Coolest City in America in 2014.

residence hall

**You can learn more facts about Avila students, campus, classrooms and more on our student consumer information page.

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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Choir performing inside Visitation Church

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