Fast Facts & Rankings

Academic Programs

60+

Undergraduate programs, including accelerated & online career-oriented programs

Most popular are nursing, exercise science, business management, education, psychology, health care management, and fashion merchandising.

12+

More than a dozen graduate offerings including masters, doctoral, and certificate programs.

Most popular degrees being educational leadership and administration, clinical psychology, counseling, nursing, and nutrition education.

Immaculata Advantage

Tuition for freshmen entering the College of Undergraduate Studies in 2018-2019 is $26,500. Tuition for the College of Adult Professional Studies and the College of Graduate Studies is assessed on a per-credit basis. Merit scholarships and need-based aid are available for students who qualify.

Alumni Outcomes

Students

$50,600

According to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard, the median salary for former IU students is $50,600, at 10 years after they entered the University.

2,500

Immaculata’s student body comprises approximately 1,500 undergraduates and over 1,000 graduate students.

Minority students make up 23 percent of the degree-seeking student body University-wide.

Faculty

Student/Faculty Ratio

80+

Immaculata has more than 80 full-time faculty members, 85 percent of whom hold terminal degrees.

9:1

Ninety-eight percent of classes have fewer than 30 students. Personalized academic attention is a hallmark of Immaculata’s programs.

Alumni Outcomes

$51,800

According to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard, the median salary for former IU students is $51,800, at 10 years after they entered the University. This is significantly higher than the national average of $34,100.

Students

2,500

Immaculata’s student body comprises approximately 1,500 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.

Minority students make up 23 percent of the degree-seeking student body University-wide.

Faculty

80+

Immaculata has more than 80 full-time faculty members, 85 percent of whom hold terminal degrees.

Student/Faculty Ratio

9:1

Ninety-eight percent of classes have fewer than 30 students. Personalized academic attention is a hallmark of Immaculata’s programs.

Ranking and Accolades

Immaculata is recognized for the valuable education it provides, for its student retention, for the median salaries of alumni, and for the overall return on investment the University offers.

Here are some of our most recent accolades. Please note that these publications calculated their rankings based on data from previous years, some of which may now be outdated.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Immaculata as one of the top national universities for 2018.
  • MONEY Magazine  named Immaculata one of the best colleges for your money in 2017.
  • Forbes named Immaculata one of America’s top colleges in 2017, based on factors such as alumni salaries, graduation rate and student satisfaction.
  • PayScale ranked Immaculata’s return on investment as the 21st best in Pennsylvania.
  • Eduventures  ranked Immaculata number one in retention in the category of private doctoral institutions.
  • College Factual  named Immaculata’s nursing major #4 in Pennsylvania for 2018, based on average salaries of graduates, accreditation, and educational quality.
  • The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education  ranked Immaculata the top institution in Chester County based on resources, student engagement, outcomes and environment.
  • The Pennsylvania Counseling Association named IU’s M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling the outstanding counselor education program of the year in 2017.

Clubs

Athletics

23

Immaculata’s Mighty Macs compete in the Atlantic East Conference (AEC) and in Division III of the NCAA.

The University offers 23 men’s and women’s collegiate sports, as well as several intramural clubs.

Clubs

Athletics

9:1

Immaculata’s Mighty Macs compete in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) and in Division III of the NCAA.

The University offers 23 men’s and women’s collegiate sports, as well as several intramural clubs.

Accreditation

Immaculata University is currently regionally accredited by the Commission of Higher Education Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-662- 5605. Individual programs in business, music, nursing, nutrition, clinical mental health counseling, and clinical psychology are accredited by seven other independent accrediting organizations.

For more information, please visit our Accreditation page.

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