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Want the scoop on Avila University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Avila offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Avila University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Avila University was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Avila as #1,136 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Avila also holds the #30 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.

See all of the rankings for Avila University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Avila?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Avila University is a competitive 39%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to Avila submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 530. Math scores were between 480 and 510.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Avila University  ( 460 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Avila University  ( 480 to 510 )
Avila received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Avila University  ( 19 to 23 )

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Avila University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Avila it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Avila University is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Avila University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Avila University is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Avila have a four-year graduation rate of 31%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Avila University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Avila

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,272 undergraduates at Avila with 1,077 being full-time and 195 being part-time.

Avila Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 85.14 out of 100, Avila is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  85.14 out of 100
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How Much Does Avila University Cost?

The overall average net price of Avila is $19,174. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Avila

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,603 $15,306 $17,058 $20,667 $21,297

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Avila, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Avila, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $6,973 a year. That adds up to $27,892 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Avila is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Avila Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Avila with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $44,100 in their early years. This is good news for future Avila graduates since it is 11% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Avila University make the most money.

Location of Avila University

Avila University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kansas City, Missouri. The city atmosphere of Kansas City makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Avila University

Contact details for Avila are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64145-1698
Phone: 816-942-8400

Avila University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 45 majors graduated from Avila University. Of these students, 256 received undergraduate degrees and 123 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 42 $56,800
General Psychology 33 NA
Allied Health Professions 19 $44,500
Communication & Media Studies 19 NA
General Business/Commerce 17 $44,100
Computer Information Systems 16 NA
General Biology 15 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 9 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 8 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Avila University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Avila

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 415 students took at least one online class at Avila University. This is an increase from the 330 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 415 128
2016-2017 330 110
2015-2016 330 109
2014-2015 314 109
2013-2014 384 68

Learn more about online learning at Avila University.

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