Avila News

December 7, 2016

Kansas City Business Journal Ranks Avila University Among Top Area Colleges

KC Business Journal

(December 6, 2016) KANSAS CITY, MO – The Kansas City Business Journal has ranked Avila University among the top 20 colleges and universities in the region, according to fall 2016 enrollment data. Avila took the number 10 position in the December 2 listing with 1,710 total students.

Avila University, located in south Kansas City, Missouri, helps students reach their full potential with one-on-one attention, high-quality academics, interdisciplinary classes and co-curricular activities. Avila’s collaborative and respectful approach attracts the best faculty and educators who prepare students for the road ahead through more than 60 academic program offerings.


Avila University, a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is a values-based community of learning providing liberal arts, professional, undergraduate and graduate education to prepare students for responsible, lifelong contributions to the global community. Our approach to education brings out the best in our students, so they can bring out the best in others.


The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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