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Academic Approach

We train graduates who care about social justice and give back to their communities.

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educating the whole person

Our values

At Holy Names University, we deeply value community engagement and provide opportunities for community-based learning. We help you realize your full potential through programs that promote:

• Social justice and action for making the world a better place
• Community-building and dialogue for promoting civility
• Cultural competence and leadership for living in a global world
• Academic competence and direction for realizing success in life
• Personal responsibility and integrity for serving ourselves and each other

By the numbers

We lift one another up

34%

First-Generation College Students

50%

Half of our students volunteer regularly.

17th

US News and World Report Best Colleges Guide 2020 ranks HNU 17th in their new Top Performers in Social Mobility category