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La Salle University

School Profile

  • La Salle UniversityPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College/University in Philadelphia, PA
  • Bridgat: Offers Free Shipping Plugs with Sockets
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Roman Catholic Church

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 4,270
First-year Undergraduate Students: 922
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 4,151
Graduate Students: 1,909

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of American Government/Politics
  • Bachelor of American History (U.S.)
  • Bachelor of American Literature
  • Bachelor of Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages
  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Audiology/Hearing Sciences
  • Bachelor of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biological/Physical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Business Communications
  • Bachelor of Business Statistics
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Central/Eastern European Studies
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Comparative Literature
  • Bachelor of Computer Graphics
  • Bachelor of Computer Programming - Specific Applications
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • Bachelor of Database Management
  • Bachelor of Desktop Publishing
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Special Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Education of Developmentally Delayed
  • Bachelor of Education of Emotionally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Mentally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Physically Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Composition
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Literature (British)
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Film Production/Cinematography
  • Bachelor of Film Studies
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of German Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of History Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Insurance/Risk Management
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Economics
  • Bachelor of International Marketing
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Italian
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Labor/Personnel Relations
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Marketing Research
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Nonprofit Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Nutrition Sciences
  • Bachelor of Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Bachelor of Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Planetary Sciences
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television Broadcasting
  • Bachelor of Regional Studies
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Religious Education
  • Bachelor of Russian/Slavic Area Studies
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Social Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Speech/Rhetorical Studies
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Systems Science/Theory
  • Bachelor of Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Bachelor of Technical/Business Writing
  • Bachelor of Web/Multimedia Design
  • Certificate of E-Commerce

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $32,700
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $32,700

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 175
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 550
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 207
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 76


Member: NCAA
Team name: Explorers


  • Ranked #41 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #193 Nursing
  • Ranked #48 Nursing-Anesthesia
  • Ranked #222 Speech-Language Pathology

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Admissions Address

1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
(215) 951-1500
(800) 328-1910
Fax: (215) 951-1656
Contact: James Plunkett
Director of Admission

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 65%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate 83%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 56%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 5,839
Female applicants 3,571
Male applicants 2,268
Applicants accepted 3,824
Female applicants accepted 2,259
Male applicants accepted 1,565
Freshman enrollment 986
Female freshman enrollment 609
Male freshman enrollment 377
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants 2,092
Early action applicants accepted 1,742
Early action applicants enrolled 385
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 39%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 61%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 96%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.9-3.7

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 88%
SAT Critical Reading average score 508
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 460-560
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 509
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 460-570
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 15%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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