Holy Names University

Holy Names University (HNU) is a private university in Oakland, California. It is operated by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, and is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

HNU offers 19 baccalaureate degree programs and five adult completion programs. HNU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is offered in cooperation with Samuel Merritt University. Students of this program take their nursing courses from Samuel Merritt and their liberal arts and science courses from Holy Names.

HNU also offers seven master's programs and one teacher credential program. HNU's Master's in Business Administration (M.B.A.) programs allows students to choose concentrations in marketing, finance, management and leadership, energy and environment, or sports management. Holy Names University also offers master's degree programs in English (M.A.), Nursing (MSN, MSN/MBA), counseling psychology (M.A.), music (M.A.), and education (Ed.D. and credentials).

Holy Names University boasts a low student to faculty ratio of 13:1, and maintains small class sizes. Almost all of HNU's faculty (90%) hold terminal degrees in their field. U.S. News & World Report named HNU the most diverse university in the west, and has named it a "best value" among universities for several years in a row.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (510) 436-1000
Address: 3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 830+ undergrad, 490+ grad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $ 27,057
Out-of-State Tuition $ 27,072
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 14 to 1
Website Address: www.hnu.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Corporate Communications
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
International Business Trade Commerce
Marketing Marketing Management
Communication and Journalism
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Software and Media Applications
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor
Urban Education and Leadership
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
Latin American Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Pre-nursing Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Physiological Psychology Psychobiology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Theology and Religious Vocations
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries
Pastoral Studies Counseling
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