La Salle University

In the tradition of the Christian Brothers, La Salle University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, respect for the student and the development of values in its students. It is a private, Roman Catholic university committed to providing a liberal education of both general and specialized studies.


Admissions Office

Administration Building
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Admissions Office Phone


Application Deadline

November 15th – Early Explorer
Rolling Admission

Office of Financial Aid

1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Office of Financial Aid Phone



Full-time: 3,359 students
Part-time: 1,314 students
Graduate: 2,658 students
University Student Body: 7,331 students


Ph.D.s: 90%

Student/Faculty Ratio



There are 22 NCAA Division I sports teams on campus. La Salle is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. There are also club and intramural sports. Facilities include: two gyms, tennis courts, a swimming pool, playing fields, an outdoor track, and a weight room.


The more 100 student organizations and activities on campus range from fraternities and sororities to societies based on a specific major. For example, the Chymian Society is an organization whose members are interested in chemistry. There are also several organizations involved in community service, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters. There are ethnic clubs, political organizations and club sports as well.

Programs of Study

La Salle offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, 15 minors, and 15 graduate programs.

School of Arts and Sciences

American Studies, Art and Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Digital Art and Multimedia Design (DART), Economics, Economics and International Studies, Education, English, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Foreign Language and Literatures, Geology, History, Information Technology, Integrated Science, Business and Technology ISBT), Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Religion, Social Work, and Sociology

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Nursing, Nutrition, Public Health and Speech-Language Hearing Science

Affiliated Programs with Thomas Jefferson University

Medical Technology and Occupational Therapy

School of Business

Accounting, Business Administration, Business Systems and Analytics, Finance, International Business, Management and Leadership, and Marketing

Pre-Professional Programs

Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Teacher Certification and Veterinary Science

School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate

Central and Eastern European Studies, Computer Information Science, Counseling and Family Therapy, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Theology, Education, English, Hispanic Institute, History, Information Technology Leadership, Professional and Business Communication, and Theology and Ministry

School of Business, Graduate

Master of Business Administration, Part-Time MBA, Saturday MBA, Online Hybrid MBA, One-Year MBA, Full-Time MBA, MBA in Basel, Switzerland

School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Graduate

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Visitor Information

Campus Tours, Interviews and Classes
La Salle provides tours of the campus and interviews with Admissions Counselors Monday through Friday. A tour usually lasts about an hour. While interviews are not mandatory, we encourage you to meet your counselor following the tour. Please make an appointment through the Admissions Office at either 215.951.1500 or 800.328.1910. If you would like to sit in on a class, you may request that when making an appointment. La Salle asks for one-week notice when setting up classroom visits.

Open Houses
In addition to tours and interviews, La Salle also hosts several Open Houses in the fall and winter on a Saturday. Beginning at 9AM and continuing until 1PM, La Salle offers an Admission session, a Financial Aid session, an Athletics session, and an Honors Program session. There is also an Academic Fair during the lunch portion of the event where every academic major will be represented. Please register by calling 215.951.1500 or 800.328.1910, or register online at


The University can accommodate 2,114 resident students in its 12 resident halls, two apartment complexes, and 75 townhouses. The resident halls include single, double, and triple rooms. All halls are co-ed by floor. Apartments and townhouses, which are typically for upper classmen, are the most popular housing choices. Housing is guaranteed for all four years.

Directions to Campus

La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141