- Location Oakland, CA
- Web Site http://www.hnu.edu
- Nearest ELS Center San Francisco-North Bay,CA
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|Housing||Location Type||Offers Scholarships||Student Population||Offers CLA|
|Available for Undergraduate and Graduate||Suburban||No||1100 (Total)||No|
|Degrees Offered||Public/Private||Institution Type||Student Body|
|Bachelor, Master||Private||Master: Colleges and Universities||Co-educational|
Yearly Costs / ELS Level
|Degree||Tuition||Fees||Housing **||Meals||OtherExpenses||I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds)||ELS|
Founded in 1868, Holy Names University (HNU) offers a liberal education rooted in the Catholic tradition, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service in a diverse world. Holy Names University is located on a 24-hectare wooded campus in the Oakland hills, 20 minutes east of San Francisco. Its site provides a breathtaking view of Oakland and the San Francisco Bay. Nestled among the hills, the campus provides a quiet, safe and beautiful study atmosphere. At the same time, students are within easy reach of a variety of cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities within the Bay Area. The San Francisco Bay area is a thriving metropolitan community, America's gateway to the Pacific Rim and a global center of computer technology, bioscience and finance.
There are three residence hall buildings, all interconnected by hallways and common areas. Double and single rooms are available with a Resident Assistant on every floor. Most floors are co-ed and arranged by class; one floor houses women only. Each room is equipped with Internet and cable television capability. A computer lab is located in one of the three buildings. Phone service is also available. Meal service is provided by Epicurian Group and on-campus parking is available.
- The Student Activites department plans a number of social, cultural, service and educational activities.
- 19 student clubs and organizations are available.
- Both intramural and intercollegiate sports programs are available.
- Other activities include choral groups, drama/theater, music ensembles, student government, and the symphony orchestra.