La Salle University

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La Salle University



Tuition

$27,700 / year

Room and Board

$10,050

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

Bucks County Graduate Center, Gwynedd Mercy College Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 405,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,450 current serial subscriptions.
  • 53,000 microforms.
  • 10,975 Audio/Visual items.
  • 50 e-books.

Museums & Art

La Salle University Art Museum: a collection of European and American art since the Middle Ages. In addition to paintings, the Museum has a collection of Old Master prints and drawings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Smaller collections include: illustrated rare Bibles, Japanese prints, Indian miniatures, African tribal art, pre-Columbian pottery and ancient Greek terra cotta pottery. La Salle 56 is a cable television station housed in the University's Communication Center. Students produce programming using state-of -the-art technology, which includes a television studio, a linear editing suite, three nonlinear editing suites, a dubbing room, and portable equipment.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 750 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 5 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 30 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 20 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 25 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 60% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 46% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 19% of housing units are Triples.
  • 7% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 23% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 14 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 7% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Opening Weekend, Jazz Band Concerts, Pig Roasts, Leadership Development Day, Homecoming, Family Weekend, Home Athletic Events, Branch Out Days (community service), Experiential Education Fair, Stress Buster Week, UMAS deli lunches, Hoops Madness, DSA (student affairs) Thanksgiving Dinner, Theater Productions, Midnight Christmas Mass, King's Dream (MLK Day), Retreat Programs, Greek Leaders Retreat, Healthy Relationship Week, 100 Days To Go Dinner, Hunger Banquet, Late Night with Student Affairs, Blackthorne, SGA Basketball Marathon, Health Fair, Charter Celebration, Career Expo, All-Campus Formal, World Culture Day, HALT Week, Ring Ceremony, Greek Week, Mental Health Week, Student Awards Ceremony, Residential Leadership Awards, Commencement Week, Service Trips, and On-Going Service Opportunities.
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 121 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta (pre-med), Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice), Beta Alpha Accounting Honors Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Gamma Iota Sigma, Lambda Iota Tau, Lambda Pi Eta, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Alpha Beta (biology), Phi Alpha National Honor Society for Social Work - Lambda Zeta Chapter, Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Lasallian Youth Organization, Liturgical Ministers, Gospel Choir
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student League, American/Asian Students' Intercultural Association, Cross-Cultural Association, French Club, GAELS - Irish Culture Society, Italian Club, Organization of Latin American Students
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ice Hockey Club, Lacrosse Club, Womens Rugby Football Club, Karate Club, Rugby Football Club, Interfraternity-Sorority Council, Panhellenic Council, Resident Student Association, Students Government Association, Adult Student Council, Commuter and Off-Campus Student Association, Jazz and Pep Bands, La Salle Singers, Masque of La Salle/TTA, BackPac, Film Society, AIDS Outreach, Alliance, Branch Out Day, CARE, Circle K, Elder Care, FOCUS Fellowship of Community and University Services, Foster Care Tutoring, Habitat for Humanity, La Salle's Organization Caring for Kids, Neighborhood Tutoring, Operation Smile, Phoenix Society, Project Appalachia, SAVE Sexual Assault and Violence Ends, Social Justice Program, Soup Kitchen St. Francis Inn, Week of Hope, Explorer Yearbook, Grimoire Literary Magazine, The Histories Historical Magazine, LaSpam Political Awareness Newsletter, Notes from the Underground Newsletter, WEXP Radio, Accounting Association, College Republicans, Young Democrats, Association for Women in Communication, Criminal Justice Association, Health Occupations Students of America, Association for Computing Machinery, Chymian Society, Environmental Science and Geology Club, Historical Society, ISBT Robotics Club, La Salle University Education Association, National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, Philosophy Club, PR Club, Social Work Association, Student Political Association, Minority Student Nurses Association, New Media Club, Psychology Club, Professional Nursing Organization, Student Economics Association, La Salle Ambassadors, Honors Board, Peer Educators, American Marketing Association, ISBT Student Org, La Salle's American Studies Association, Students in Free Enterprise, Society for the Advancement of Management, MBA Student Org, Lasallian Youth College Network, Make Peace with Animals, National Student Partnership, PAL Youth Center, Social Justice Committee, Anime Club, Explorers for Life, Ski and Snowboard Club, Expressions, Baccalaureate Associates Nursing Student Organization, Politicus
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Collegian (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (17)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (9)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (10)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 34% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 13% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,781
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 7% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 10% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Drexel University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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