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La Salle University

1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 3,300
Setting City
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $0)
Total 2019 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 3,300
Total 2019 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 720
Total 2019 Total Enrollment 4,933
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.50
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen 1100 SAT
Test Optional Yes
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students N/A
Total 2019 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 120
Catholic Order Affiliation Christian Brothers (Lasallian)
3 Most Popular Majors Nursing, Business, Education
Unique Academic Programs Digital Art & Multimedia Design, Integrated Science, Business and Technology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nutrition, Public Health
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Interesting Facts:
  • Founded in 1863
  • St. John Baptist de La Salle, the Founder of the Christian Brothers, and the University's namesake, is the Patron Saint of educators.
  • La Salle's 140-acre, Philadelphia campus is a historical landmark located on the former home of Revolutionary War painter, soldier, scientist, inventor, and politician Charles Wilson Peale.