Facts & Stats

Avila by the Numbers

Avila University, a Catholic University founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is a values-based community of learning providing liberal arts, professional, undergraduate and graduate education to prepare students for responsible lifelong contributions to the global community. Avila is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Fall 2022

Student Popluation Diversity: 54% Caucasian, 21% Black, 16% Hispanic, 3% Two or More Races, 2% International, 1% American Indian/Alaskan Native, 1% Pacific Islands

Student diversity

International Students

We currently have 27 international students on campus from all over the world. Countries include  Brazil, Colombia, France, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam.

Transfer Students

  • Average transfer student GPA is 3.08
  • 14% of transfer students live on campus
  • 43% are female, 57% male.
Transfer Students by Ethnicity: 52% White, 21% Black, 15% Hispanic, 4% Asian, 3% Two or More Races, 2% International, 2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 1% Native American or Native Alaskan. Transfer Students by Gender: 55% Female and 45% Male
Transfer students are 57% male and 43% female

Gender, Marital Status and Religion

  • 64% to 36% Female to Male
  • 75% of students are single,
  • 9% are married, and
  • 16% are other/unknown
  • 21% of students are Catholic.
Gender: 64% female, 36% male

Graduation and Alumni

  • Avila conferred 281 Bachelor’s degrees to 268 students and 91 graduate degrees, certificates, and certifications in academic year 2021-2022
  • 14,000+ alumni making a difference in every state and in many countries throughout the world.

Most Popular Declared Majors

Undergraduate (Including Adult Undergraduate students)
Business Administration
Radiologic Science
Professional Health Sciences
Criminology & Justice Studies
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology (MS)
Education (MA)
Business Administration (MBA)
Psychology (MS)
Management (MA)
Organizational Development Psychology (MS)
Kinesiology (MS)
Dariah Wixon_grad student

“The faculty at Avila always made themselves available. Whenever I had a question or concern, personal or professional, I felt as though the faculty had my best interests at heart.”

Dariah Wixon / Counseling Psychology
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