College Visits

  • Gwynedd Mercy College Gwynedd Mercy College

    Their motto is: “Bringing Futures Into Focus”. The first-year experience includes learning both inside and outside of the classroom, along with a service learning component and some important, basic skills like time management and communication.

    The first site we visited on campus was the new out-door track and field facilities. They are brand ...

  • Holy Family Holy Family

    The campus of Holy Family is a bit more urban than many of the Philadelphia Area Catholic Colleges. With about 2,000 undergraduates, about 1,500 are full-time students. The campus is growing, with new buildings and a new dormitory. Their faculty to student ratio is 12 to 1 with their average class size ...

  • Cabrini College Cabrini College

    There are so many beautiful campuses in and near Philadelphia. This is certainly high among them. They are also an institution that values the role that student advising fills within the educational process (something that I strongly support). The faculty we met were passionate and committed to both their fields and their ...

  • LaSalle University LaSalle University

    Located in Philadelphia, but with a real campus-feel. Lovely old architecture. All students are required to take a first-semester Odyssey course, in which they learn the city.

    Founded by Christian Brothers, who retain a large role in the campus community. They are dedicated to building the community around them and to bringing greater ...

  • Rosemont College Rosemont College

    I’ll admit that I had never heard of Rosemont before this visit. Once there, I couldn’t have been more impressed with the feel, the look and the people. Although they began as an all women’s college, the process by which they decided to become co-educational seems to have been both collaborative and ...

  • Immaculata University Immaculata University

    What a wonderfully unexpected place! The campus is beautiful and the programs/majors are dynamic and exciting. There are approximately 310 first-year students in each entering class. The population is composed of students from 17 states and 27 countries, with 70% of students living on campus. They have been co-educational since 2005 ...