Avila University

Kansas City, MO

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Avila University Student Essentials

Avila University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Eagles
Website: www.avila.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $22,250
Out-of-State Tuition: $22,250
Retention Rate: 75%
Enrollment: 1,867
Year Established: 1916

About Avila University

Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Avila University offers exceptional academics and a vibrant student life experience. Founded in the Catholic tradition, the university values a well-rounded liberal arts education that will influence the success of each student.

Bachelor’s degrees can be earned in almost every traditional discipline, with the addition of Religious Studies. Students who wish to earn a professional graduate degree after completion of their bachelor’s are encouraged to participate in the various pre-professional programs. These programs include medicine, law, optometry, pharmacy, and several more.

Master’s degrees are offered with seven concentrations: Business Administration, Education, Management and Fundraising, Project Management, Organizational Development, Counseling Psychology, and General Psychology.

Avila requires that all freshman and sophomores under the age of 21 live in the university’s dormitories. The university believes that students who are fully integrated with their educational institution are most successful. Resident life allows students to conveniently explore student life and campus activities, while also prioritizing academics.

Avila promotes an enriched student life through dozens of student organizations and campus traditions. Students also have the opportunity to try out for athletic teams, such as basketball, cross country, and soccer.

Student support services reflect the mission to provide exceptional academic opportunities to students. Services include a health clinic, career advising, personal counseling, and academic workshops.

Avila University is dedicated to supporting the intellectual and spiritual growth of each student, by offering an active campus and caring faculty, Avila stays true to its mission.

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Avila University Map & Location

Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145


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Getting Around Avila University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Kansas City, MO

Winter
Dec
41
23
Jan
39
20
Feb
44
24
Spring
Mar
55
33
Apr
65
44
May
74
55
Summer
Jun
83
64
Jul
88
69
Aug
87
67
Fall
Sep
79
58
Oct
68
47
Nov
54
34

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,213
Freshman Class 167
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,867

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 16%
  • Caucasian: 71%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 4%
African American 16%
Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 65%
Graduate 35%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 55%
Men 45%
International 8%
Domestic 92%

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