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HNU at a Glance

Founded: 1868

Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, California Board of Behavioral Sciences approved MFT and LPCC licensure programs

Campus: 60 wooded acres in the hills of Oakland, California

Student/Faculty Ratio*: 13:1

Total Enrollment*: 1,353

Full-Time Faculty with Highest Degrees in their Fields*: 90%

Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts (17 majors), Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science (four majors), Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Master of Arts in Culture and Spirituality, Master of Arts in English, Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Music, Master of Science in Nursing

Teaching Credentials and Certificates: Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Single Subject Teaching Credential, Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Credential, Educational Therapy Certificate, Spanish Bilingual Authorization

Institutes, Centers, and Programs: Early Admit Program, Nursing Simulation Center, Kodály Center for Music Education, Kodály Summer Institute, Raskob Learning Institute and Day School, Sophia Center, Sophia Summer Institute, Suzuki Piano Summer Institute, Valley Center for the Performing Arts

Athletic Excellence:

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II candidate participating in the Pacific West Conference
  • 7 California Pacific Athletic Conference All-Sports Awards (19971998, 19992000, 20002001, 20022003, 20052006, 20082009, 20092010, 20102011)
  • 54 California Pacific Conference Championships
  • 36 NAIA National Tournament Appearances

Campus Highlights: Member of Colleges of Distinction, HNU Athletics NCAA Division II candidate, VA Yellow Ribbon Program participant

Special Recognitions:

  • U.S. News and World Report presents HNU with highest diversity score for 20122013
  • Online College Database recognizes HNU as leading post-secondary institution for education professionals

* 20122013 academic year (20122013 Fact Book)

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