La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,656
Graduate Enrollment: 1,297
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 81.35%

Male/Female: 36% / 64% (2017)

First generation college students: 37.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2017 Median Admit SAT: 986


2017 Median Admit ACT: 22


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 74.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 62.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 53.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 44.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 48.5%
Black: 20.4%
Hispanic: 17.6%
Asian: 5.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.1%
Non-resident alien: 3.4%
Unknown race: 1.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $44,837
In-State tuition: $33,150
Out-of-State tuition: $33,150

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $15,350 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,000 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,000 (2022)

Average Family Income: $75,074 (2017)
Median Family Income: $41,664 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 37.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 56.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $21,100
$30k-48k $21,396
$48k-75k $23,517
$75k-110k $26,015
$110k+ $26,771

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 53%
6-year graduation rate: 58%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $18,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 68.9% (2015)
@3 year 75.6% (2017)
@5 year 79.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 45.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 51.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $50,923 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $62,035 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 61 $26,924 $286 $37,478 ($3,123) $44,664 ($3,722)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 8 $45,887 ($3,824)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 10
Master's Degree Literature. 1
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 37 $4,004 $37 $26,428 ($2,202)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 32 $26,625 $272 $33,796 ($2,816) $50,924 ($4,244)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Systems Science and Theory. 12 $25,000 $249
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 26 $28,628 $285 $44,211 ($3,684)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 2
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 2
First Professional Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 2
Master's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 1
First Professional Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 43 $27,000 $278 $36,417 ($3,035) $41,671 ($3,473)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 50 $700 $47,065 ($3,922) $56,190 ($4,683)
First Professional Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 13
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 47 $27,000 $271 $40,808 ($3,401) $49,617 ($4,135)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 22
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 28 $33,206 $302 $37,146 ($3,096)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 9
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 21 $27,000 $286 $24,860 ($2,072) $45,692 ($3,808)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 24 $27,500 $286
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 18
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 35 $583 $58,592 ($4,883) $67,813 ($5,651)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 3
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 20 $973 $37,801 ($3,150) $51,118 ($4,260)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 13 $27,000 $286 $37,142 ($3,095) $44,951 ($3,746)
Master's Degree Public Health. 5
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 95 $27,000 $285 $78,518 ($6,543) $88,296 ($7,358)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 60 $1,019 $115,874 ($9,656) $123,565 ($10,297)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 18 $26,000 $245 $42,086 ($3,507)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 17 $23,562 $220 $46,782 ($3,899) $57,941 ($4,828)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 40 $466 $93,886 ($7,824) $106,244 ($8,854)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 58 $27,000 $281 $54,177 ($4,515) $71,786 ($5,982)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 22 $237 $69,995 ($5,833) $86,899 ($7,242)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 58 $25,500 $265 $52,476 ($4,373) $71,973 ($5,998)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 20 $77,929 ($6,494) $87,928 ($7,327)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 9
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 14 $21,000 $205
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 18 $71,820 ($5,985)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 60 $23,750 $245 $43,615 ($3,635) $61,594 ($5,133)
Master's Degree Marketing. 22 $55,721 ($4,643)
Bachelor's Degree History. 19
Master's Degree History. 1
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 30 $34,797 ($2,900) $57,099 ($4,758)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 10 $27,000 $281 $59,043 ($4,920)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 17 $27,000 $286 $57,456 ($4,788)
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 2
Master's Degree Education, General. 122 $145 $59,490 ($4,958) $64,560 ($5,380)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 1
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational/Instructional Media Design. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 18 $27,000 $286 $48,648 ($4,054)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 9 $54,893 ($4,574)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 11
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 1
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $85,320
Full time faculty: 44%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $80,002,231 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $95,640,008 (2022)