A private Catholic in Pennsylvania, Immaculata University awards associate, bachelorâ€™s, masterâ€™s, and doctoral degrees. Its programs stress academic rigor, ethical integrity, and Christian core values. Founded in 1920 as an all-female university, today, the school serves more than 4,000 men and women.
Immaculata offers more than 60 majors, minors, and pre-professional certifications. There are also accelerated degree and distance learning options. Programs fall under either the College of Undergraduate Studies, which offers a full-time comprehensive educational experience, the College of LifeLong Learners for adult students, and the College of Graduate Studies, for those pursuing masterâ€™s and doctoral degrees. All academic departments offer internship opportunities, either as a requirement or elective credit, for hands-on, real-world experience.
Immaculata is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It has held this distinction since 1928. The university also holds specialized accreditation from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Psychological Association, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, National Association of Schools of Music, and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
To apply at the undergraduate level, prospective students must submit either Immaculataâ€™s application or the Common Application, secondary school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, at least two letters of recommendation, an essay, and an activities resume. Applicants to Immaculataâ€™s certificate and certification programs must submit an application, official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate school attended, two reference forms, and a one-page essay on their professional goals. Prospective masterâ€™s students must submit the same things, as well as acceptable scores on the Miller Analogies Test or GRE (though this is only for those students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0).
Admissions Office, 200 Lourdes
1145 King Road
Immaculata, PA 19345