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Fast Facts, Rankings, Accreditations

Academic Programs


 Undergraduate Programs

Including accelerated and online career-oriented programs

In-Demand Programs!

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


Graduate Programs

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

Advanced Degrees!

Popular graduate degrees in educational leadership, clinical psychology, counseling, nursing and nutrition.

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Immaculata Advantage

Tuition for freshmen entering the College of Undergraduate Studies in 2024-2025 is $28,130. 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.


 Excellent Outcomes

Traditional undergrad class of 2023 employed or continuing their education 

Working or in Grad School!

Based on data gathered about 86% of graduates within seven months of graduation.


Faculty Members

More than ninety full-time professors are dedicated to student academic and career success

Proven Expertise!

80% of professors hold terminal degrees!



Immaculata’s student body includes about 1,500 undergraduates and 900 graduate students.

Diverse Population!

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


Student/Faculty Ratio

Superb student/faculty ratio facilitates personalized academic attention and student/professor interaction

Stand out at IU!

Get the personal attention you deserve!

Rankings 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note that these publications calculated their rankings based on data from previous years, some of which may now be outdated.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 2024, as well as one of the top performers for social mobility,

U.S. News also ranked Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing as one of the best nursing programs.

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Money named Immaculata one of the best colleges in America in 2023.

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Forbes Advisor Education named Immaculata one of the 10 best online colleges in Pennsylvania, citing the University’s affordable tuition, flexible classes, high student retention and high graduation rates.

Forbes also ranked Immaculata's Ed.D.program as one of the top 10 online doctorates in educational leadership.

Immaculata’s M.S. in Clinical Nutrition was recognized as one of the best in the nation for its affordable tuition, high graduation rate, support from faculty advisors, emphasis on cultural competence and accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Forbes also ranked Immaculata’s M.S. in Health Care Management among the best in the U.S., noting its flexibility, accelerated courses, completion time of less than two years and classes focused on leadership development to ensure quality medical services. 

Read the full article: Immaculata University Ranked Among PA’s Best Online Colleges.

PayScale ranked Immaculata’s return on investment as the 26th best in Pennsylvania. (There are nearly 300 colleges, universities, and technical schools in PA).

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College Factual gave high rankings to several of Immaculata’s programs, including business, finance and nursing.

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In a survey of best professors, College Rover ranked Immaculata faculty first in Pennsylvania and seventh in the U.S.

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Phi Theta Kappa named Immaculata to its 2023 Transfer Honor Roll.

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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.

Additional accreditations are listed below.

Immaculata University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM): 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248; (703) 437-0700. IU’s music programs include: 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.

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: apaaccred@apa.org.

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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