Fast Facts, Rankings, Accreditations

Academic Programs


Undergraduate programs, including accelerated & online career-oriented programs

Immaculata’s seven most popular bachelor’s degrees are nursing, business management, exercise science, psychology, education, criminology and biology.


More than a dozen graduate offerings including master’s, doctoral and certificate programs.

IU’s most popular graduate degrees are educational leadership, clinical psychology, counseling, nursing and nutrition.

Immaculata Advantage


Tuition for freshmen entering the College of Undergraduate Studies in 2023-2024 is $27,700. Tuition for adult undergraduates and graduate students is assessed on a per-credit basis. Merit scholarships and need-based aid are available for students who qualify.

Alumni Outcomes



of the traditional undergraduate class of 2022 was employed or in continuing education within seven months of graduation.

(Based on data gathered about 88% of graduates)


Immaculata’s student body includes about 1,300 undergraduates and 900 graduate students.

Minority students make up 23% of the degree-seeking student body university-wide.


Student/Faculty Ratio


Immaculata has more than 90 full-time faculty members, almost 80% of whom hold terminal degrees.


With a 9:1 student/faculty ratio, 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note that these publications calculated their rankings based on data from previous years, some of which may now be outdated.

Gold seal that says "Transfer Honor Roll"
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Immaculata as one of the top national universities for 2022, as well as one of the top performers for social mobility, for enrolling and graduating large proportions of economically disadvantaged students awarded federal Pell Grants.
  • U.S. News also ranked Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing as one of the best nursing programs.
  • Money named Immaculata one of the best colleges in America in 2022.
  • PayScale ranked Immaculata’s return on investment as the 29th best in Pennsylvania. (There are nearly 300 colleges, universities, and technical schools in PA).
  • College Factual gave high rankings to several of Immaculata’s programs, including communication, psychology and nutrition.
  • Phi Theta Kappa named Immaculata to its 2023 Transfer Honor Roll.




Immaculata offers 22 varsity teams including co-ed Esports.

The Mighty Macs compete in the Atlantic East Conference (AEC) and in Division III of the NCAA. Esports is part of NACE.




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.


Immaculata University is currently granted accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801; (267) 284–5000.

Immaculata’s Associate of Science in AccountingBachelor of Science in AccountingAssociate of Science in Business AdministrationBachelor of Science in Business LeadershipBachelor of Science in Business ManagementBachelor of Science in FinanceBachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management are currently granted accreditation and the accounting programs are also granted separate specialized accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66213; (913) 339-9356.

Immaculata’s Bachelor of Arts in MusicBachelor of Music in Music EducationBachelor of Music in Music TherapyMaster of Arts in Music Therapy and Master of Music Therapy and Counseling, are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248; (703) 437-0700.

The Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program: The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing at Immaculata University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The Dietetic Internship is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL, 60606-6995; 800-877-1600, ext. 5400.

The Didactic Program in Dietetics is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL, 60606-6995; 800-877-1600, ext. 5400.

The Doctor of Psychology Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA), 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242; (202) 336-5979; email:

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP), 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 535-5990.

The Master of Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street NW, 3rd Floor North
Washington, DC 20006

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