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.
"Joan added a new dimension to the College of Business and Economics when she joined Lehigh. Her visionary strength, her ability as a facilitator,and her we can do it attitude have enabled her to make a significant difference for the students, the faculty and her colleagues. I very much value her and highly recommend her"
Roger Nagel Wagner Professor & Senior fellow, Lehigh University