Holy Names University

Nursing Programs

Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

The Holy Names Nursing program offers a Master of Science in nursing with an option in education for students seeking to pursue positions as a clinical faculty. The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The program offers classes once a month between Thursday and Sunday to allow students to complete the 36 units required for the program. Sixteen of the units for the program are designated for core courses that are required for all MSN students and 20 units for students enrolled in the clinical faculty track. The program generally takes two years to complete.

Admission Requirements:

  1. A Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university
  2. Official transcripts for all coursework completed at an institution of higher education
  3. A minimum of 2.7 average for the undergraduate coursework and 3.0 or higher for any graduate level coursework
  4. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  5. Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  6. An essay describing professional and/or personal goals

Specific courses and prerequisite examinations may be required for specific graduate tracks. Applicants who are deemed to be insufficiently prepared may be required to sit for special examinations to meet undergraduate prerequisites.  

 

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
01/01/1949 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/12/1999 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Admissions

48%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading402 to 490
SAT: Math420 to 500
ACT Composite16 to 19
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$21,464

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$15,696
30k to 48k$20,084
48k to 75k$23,458
75k to 110k$23,860
Over 110k$25,069
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Financial Aid & Loan

89%

Recipients

$23,303

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

48%

Recipients

$4,322

Average Amount

Pell grants

74%

Recipients

$10,974

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

526

Undergrads

340

Graduates

611

Women

255

Men

65%

Full-time

35%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
31%
Black/African American
25%
White
22%
Asian
13%
Non-resident alien
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
2%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 436-1000