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 at 14 students. The College has been co-educational since the 1970’s.
Among the over 30 majors available are: Business, Nursing, Allied Health, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education – both with and without Special Education Certification. The majority of majors require an internship. Thus, more than 80% of all students participate in the internship programs. There are a number of international programs available during the summers. Over 20 campus clubs and student organizations and 13 Division II athletic teams for men and women.
They pride themselves on helping students learn to use their unique talents to make a difference in this world.
"While completing my undergraduate business degree at Lehigh University I had the pleasure of getting to know Dean DeSalvatore. Whether the topic of our discussion was informal or selecting a major her compassionate nature helped influence many of my decisions as I began my career. During my time on campus the one thing that I could always count on was Dean DeSalvatore's consistency in expecting the most out of her students. In the time that I spent at Lehigh I found Dean DeSalvatore's devotion to academics and the holistic student experience to be unwavering. Each year new programs were rolled...