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Holy Family University offers undergraduate, graduate, and certification programs to 3,600 students at its Philadelphia and Newtown campus locations, with a network of more than 23,000 living alumni.

Holy Family University is a private institution in the Catholic tradition with campus locations in Philadelphia and Newtown, PA. Founded in 1954, the University is informed by its values-driven mission. Holy Family embraces diversity and inclusion, ensuring a welcoming and accessible learning community for all. The University comprises four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business & Technology, Education, and Nursing & Health Sciences. Nestled in the heart of a historic residential neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia, and a bucolic setting in Bucks County, the University is just minutes from the excitement of Center City. Holy Family enrolls more than 3,600 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels and was rated the 2023 Safest College in Philadelphia by Niche.com. 

Holy Family University is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. 

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Lowest Net Cost Private University in Pennsylvania

Get Your Money’s Worth! Holy Family University offers the lowest net cost option of any private university in Pennsylvania and one of the lowest net cost options in the region (Source: National Center for Education Statistics).

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12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

University education with personalized attention. If you like the idea of attending a school where everyone knows your name, you owe it t o yourself to take an even closer look at Holy Family University. While many schools, including ours, can claim small student to faculty ratios, far fewer can boast the true merits of a close-knit family environment. Just ask our students.

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40 Undergraduate Programs of Study and 600+ Courses

Choose from 40 Undergraduate Programs of Study and 600+ courses that can lead you anywhere you can imagine. Whether in the School of Arts & Sciences, School of Business & Professional Studies, the School of Education, or the School of Nursing & Health Sciences, our students thrive in an environment that’s challenging, demanding, and rewarding,