Avila University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Missouri


Avila, a Catholic University sponsored 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. Founded in 1916, Avila has rich history of education and community service. Nestled in South Kansas City, Avila provides students with all the resources of a big city university (no more than 15 minutes to the Plaza, 20 minutes to Westport, and 25 minutes to downtown and the Power and Light District) in beautiful suburban setting. So, be your interest: Business, the arts, education, or healthcare: you can be sure that Avila will help you succeed.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1939
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 64

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 30:1
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Contact Information

11901 Wornall Rd
Kansas City Missouri 64145

Website: http://www.Avila.edu

Main Email: admission@avila.edu

Main Phone: 800-GO-AVILA

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Admissions Contact:
Scott MacDougall
Program Coordinator , Admission Office

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Patricia Harper
Director of Admission, Admission

Athletics Contact:
Mike Sharpe
Director of Athletics, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
2.0 for Avila University.... 2.5 for the Radiological Science Program.... 3.0 for the School of Education.... 3.0 for the School of Nursing

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In order to receive transfer credit, students must have obtained a 'C' or better in all Level I Core, Level III Core, Prerequisite, and Major courses. Only in Level II Core courses may students receive transfer credit for 'Ds.'

Credits (Min/Max):
Transfer students must complete their final 30 credit hours at Avila in order to obtain their degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are not required unless the student has been out of high school for less than one year and has completed less than 24 college credit hours.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Required upon request of the Office of Admission.

Essay(s) required:
Required upon request of the Office of Admission.

Application Fee:
No online application fee.... Paper applications have a $25 fee.

Other Requirements:
Prospective students must visit campus in order to gaurantee Avila University institutional scholarships and grants.

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All Avila students are strongly encouraged to file the FAFSA. Avila Transfer Achievement Awards range from $4500 to $5500 based on the student's GPA. Avila also offers institutional need based and performance based grants.

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