I want to make the world a better place.
From your first moment at La Salle University, you’ll feel it. It’s an wIll YoU help me?
energy that’s hard to describe, and difficult to match. It’s a place where
knowledge is lived, not just learned. And it’s an experience that will
connect you with the countless opportunities of Philadelphia—one of
America’s greatest cities—in ways most schools can barely imagine.
La Salle Student
WeLcome to LA SALLe UnIverSIty...
I am one of over 1,500 La Salle students who spend over 100,000
hours per year in our community and elsewhere working for such
Where yoUr PASSIon IS oUr PUrPoSe .
organizations as Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters,
Project Appalachia, and many others. I believe in the Lasallian credo
of “touching the hearts of others.” Will you help me?
tUtorIng programs “There is a very diverse range of people here at La Salle,
• Foster Care—a tutoring program for children in the
foster care system but one thing that ties everyone together is belief in the
• Neighborhood Tutoring—an after-school homework
the chrIStIAn BrotherS
help program Christian Brothers tradition. And that, at its core, is about
• TEAM Lasallians—a tutoring and mentoring program at
San Miguel School and La Salle Academy the development of close, personal relationships with
mentorIng programs those around you. Nobody here takes those relationships
• La Salle Organization Caring for Kids—an arts and
crafts program for children at St. Christopher’s for granted. It’s who we are.”
• PAL Youth Center—a Police Athletic League program
for elementary and middle school students Brother Joe Burke
dIrect servIce programs President Emeritus
• AIDS Outreach—a program coordinated with Calcutta
House involving therapeutic social activities
• Circle K—a tutoring program and clean-up initiative
with the local community Learn more about La Salle’s Christian Brothers tradition by visiting
• Homeless Outreach—an education program in the www.lasalle.edu/about/christianbrothers.htm
Center City area
At the heart of the learning experience at La Salle QUest for excellence
• National Student Partnerships—a community-based
University is our spiritual heritage and Christian In academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and all other resource center assisting people in finding jobs
Brothers tradition. We believe our students can areas of life, the Christian Brothers tradition is founded in and housing
excellence. It’s no wonder our programs are consistently ranked • Neighbor to Neighbor—a variety of projects with the
match up academically with those from any among the best in the nation by respected journals and guides. local community, ranging from gardening to snow
school in the country. What truly sets La Salle We have produced 17 Olympians, offer more than 110 student shoveling to light carpentry
students and graduates apart is the compassion, groups, and are 10th nationally among liberal arts colleges for • Soup Kitchen—a program offered at St. Francis Inn in
the number of graduates who are top corporate leaders. the Kensington area, serving food to the homeless
commitment to service, and integrity they apply to
every aspect of their lives. commItment to servIce
alternatIve sprIng and sUmmer break trIps
• Los Niños—a summer trip to Tijuana, Mexico, to help
compassIon for one another Each year, more than 1,500 La Salle students engage in formal build schools and create bonds with families in Mexico
volunteer programs across Philadelphia, the United States, • Project Appalachia—a spring break trip to Harlan
The atmosphere and campus culture at La Salle is unmistakable.
and the world. This amounts to more than 100,000 hours of County, Kentucky, to build houses and friendships with
It’s one of kindness, warmth, respect for all, and fun. For most
community service. La Salle’s Fellowship of Community & low-income families
students, the development of lifelong friendships begins on day
University Services (FOCUS) is student-led and coordinates a • Project Mapendo—a summer service trip to Tanzania,
one. Humor is a shared characteristic of the Christian Brothers Africa, to help tutor citizens
huge array of programs, activities, and events aimed at
who teach here. While profoundly moving in terms of the
improving Philadelphia neighborhoods and the global community. • Habitat for Humanity—trips to rural areas to help build
spiritual relationship with God, the Christian Brothers routinely houses for those in need
have their students rolling out of their chairs with laughter.
I want to stop the scoUrge of cancer. At La Salle University, we take great pride in the “I was accepted into the Honors Program, and as part of
La Salle’s blend of academic excellence, personalized
fact that we are consistently ranked among the instruction (our student-to-faculty ratio is just 13:1),
experiential learning, and connections throughout the Honors Lab I was able to experience the ballet, the
country’s top schools. At the same time, we take Philadelphia and the world have resulted in some
wIll YoU help me? more pride in the kind of academic distinctions Museum of Art, the orchestra, and ‘The Tempest.’ It was
impressive distinctions. Consider…
that can’t be measured with rankings or lists.
amazing to explore Philadelphia in this way and to see
• La Salle has graduated 58 Fulbright Scholars.
a phIladelphIa foUndatIon
the AcAdemIc edge
• La Salle has graduated nine Emmy winners. these things.”
Since 1863, La Salle has been a highly respected fixture in • La Salle’s medical school placement rate is 98 percent.
Philadelphia’s landscape of higher education. As a student • La Salle’s chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma Business
here, you will benefit from long-standing connections and Honor Society was recognized as the best such society Sean Hand, Sophomore
partnerships with more than 400 hospitals and health care in the world.
Political Science, English
centers, international media conglomerates, national television • La Salle is one of only 19 schools nationwide selected to
networks, virtually every school district in the region, and participate in the Kemper Scholars Program, combining
the fourth largest concentration of Fortune 1,000 companies classroom experiences with summer internship positions.
in America. • La Salle’s nursing faculty includes two Fellows of the
American Academy of Nursing, a designation given to
only 2,000 nurses nationwide.
learnIng bY doIng
• La Salle’s average class size is 20, resulting in
A hallmark of the La Salle experience is hands-on learning. individualized instruction from world-class faculty.
Whether it’s assisting faculty with groundbreaking cancer • La Salle’s business program is accredited by the AACSB,
research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an internship at a credential achieved by just one in three business
CNN, a co-op experience at Johnson & Johnson, a Students in programs in the nation.
Free Enterprise regional competition in Boston (which we’ve • La Salle’s M.S. graduates have achieved a 100 percent
won the last three years), or a study abroad experience in pass rate on the National Certifying Exam for Speech-
Language Pathologists. The national pass rate is
China, learning at La Salle is never static.
brIngIng the world to YoU • La Salle’s Business Scholars Co-op Program offers a
hands-on learning experience unlike that of any
Dr. William Price Each year La Salle brings some of the world’s most respected other university in the nation, and you will graduate
Chemistry Department leaders and thinkers to campus to speak and engage in in four years.
activities with students. Recent speakers have included • La Salle was the first college in the nation to offer a
Bill Clinton, Alan Keyes, Steve Forbes, CNBC’s Ron Insana, combined program in elementary and special education.
U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, and Pennsylvania Governor • La Salle is one of only two universities in the Philadelphia
La Salle undergraduate students are Edward Rendell. area with its own cable TV station, which reaches more
than 300,000 subscribers.
working with me to improve the targeting
of radiation therapy. Will you help me save
the lives of cancer patients? Learn more about La Salle’s many academic distinctions by visiting
neIghborhood nUrsIng center stUdY abroad
The Neighborhood Nursing Center is yet another example of Each year, dozens of La Salle students take advantage of
La Salle’s commitment to serving the greater Philadelphia study abroad opportunities. We offer four full-semester study
the InnovAtIve ProgrAmS community. The center’s purpose is to provide access to abroad programs in Australia, Ireland, Italy, and Mexico.
public health, educational, and community services to Additionally, hundreds of students every year participate in
underserved populations residing in a multicultural, diverse travel study classes, which typically occur over the course of
urban community. a few weeks in locations all over the world, including China,
Germany, Guatemala, India, and Spain to name a few.
bUIldIng blocks daYcare center
Established in 1973 on La Salle’s main campus, the Building
Blocks Daycare Center serves students and faculty in the La
Salle community, as well as neighbors beyond the campus.
The center also provides an invaluable learning resource for
La Salle students. Learn more about La Salle’s innovative programs
by visiting www.lasalle.edu/academ
A big part of what distinguishes La Salle honors program
“My co-op experience at InternshIps
University from other top schools is vision. Since La Salle’s Honors Program is designed for the highest achieving
Internships are a major component of the learning experience
our founding nearly 150 years ago, we have high school graduates and incorporates a rigorous and PricewaterhouseCoopers was beneficial at La Salle. Thanks to our long-standing relationships with top
rewarding program into the general curriculum. The program
pushed the limits of the imagination, stayed at has been recognized for its excellence by the National Collegiate because I was able to gain work businesses, companies, and organizations throughout Philadelphia
the forefront of thinking, and offered the kind of and beyond, students can find internship opportunities at such
Honors Council, and has seen graduates continue their studies
experience, knowledge, and contacts locations as…
innovative programs that, in many cases, simply at such schools as Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Georgetown,
can’t be matched. Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame, and Princeton, • American Red Cross • Paine Webber
among others. in my major-related industry. The La Salle • Albert Einstein Medical Center • Philadelphia Art Museum
bUsIness scholars co-op program • Cannes Film Festival • Philadelphia Eagles
faculty and staff truly have each student’s
the art mUseUm • Centocor • Philadelphia Inquirer
This is the only such program in America that offers two • CNN • Philadelphia Phillies
full-time, co-op work experiences to students, while at the La Salle’s Art Museum is a significant point of pride for the best interests at heart.” • Ernst & Young • Philadelphia Police Department
entire campus community. It was opened as a small collection • Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu • PricewaterhouseCoopers
same time allowing them to graduate within four years. • Federal Bureau of Investigation • School District of Philadelphia
Students benefit from this program’s partnerships with such in 1976, and has since blossomed into one of the true gems of • IBM • U.S. Department of Commerce
organizations as Charming Shoppes, Enterprise, Ernst & Young, the Philadelphia arts community. La Salle is the only university Amanda Cassetta, Junior • Independence Blue Cross • U.S. Department of Health and
in the entire city to own a permanent display of paintings, • Johnson & Johnson Safety
General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accounting • Mattel Toy Company • 2006 Winter Olympics
and Turner Investment Partners, among others. drawings, and sculptures from the Renaissance to the present. Hammonton, New Jersey • Merrill Lynch
• New York Life Insurance
La Salle University’s programs in business • La Salle now offers an unprecedented four-year,
B.S./M.B.A. dual degree program with an emphasis • Five recent La Salle graduates were selected for Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from
provide a challenging, collaborative, and in accounting. Vanguard’s Leadership Development Program. programs in business include…
hands-on learning experience. Nearly 20,000
• La Salle’s chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor • La Salle is one of only 19 schools nationwide selected to
business leaders have graduated from the Society—the honor society for the highest-ranking participate in the Kemper Scholars Program, combining Dominic Grosso, ’73, Vice President and
students in AACSB-accredited programs—was recently classroom experiences with summer internship positions.
School of Business since 1954, and you will find recognized as the best such society in the world. CIO for AAA Mid-Atlantic
• La Salle’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team has
many in executive positions with such industry • Standard & Poor’s ranked LaSalle 10th in the nation won the Boston Regional Competition each of the last Jack Simpson, ’68, Controller and CAO,
among liberal arts colleges for the number of graduates
heavyweights as Disney and ESPN. It’s no wonder who are top corporate leaders.
three years, earning a trip to the national competition in
Charming Shoppes Inc.
that many professionals consider La Salle’s to be • A La Salle sophomore business major recently won the
one of the best-connected business schools in prestigious Johnson & Johnson national competition and
• A team of four La Salle business students recently Tom Leonard, ’70, Partner,
earned first place in Johnson & Johnson’s Case Study
the region. was accepted into the company’s financial leadership Competition, beating teams from Bucknell, Lehigh, Penn PricewaterhouseCoopers
development program. State, and Villanova, among others.
Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s • La Salle’s Executives-on-Campus Program attracts • La Salle’s Business Scholars Co-op Program offers a
Dennis O’Brien, ’83, Speaker of the House,
programs in business… more than 100 executives each year to meet with hands-on learning experience unlike that of any other Pennsylvania House of Representatives
business students. university in the nation, with such organizations as
• La Salle’s business program is accredited by the AACSB,
• PricewaterhouseCoopers has formally recognized Charming Shoppes, Enterprise, Ernst & Young, General
a credential achieved by just one in three business
La Salle as a targeted school for the recruitment of Electric, Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers,
programs in the nation.
business students. and Turner Investment Partners, among others.
nUrSIng And heALth ScIenceS
Few universities in the Philadelphia area, or the • La Salle’s M.S. graduates have achieved a 100 percent
pass rate on the National Certifying Exam for
nation for that matter, can match the quality of Speech-Language Pathologists. The national pass rate
La Salle University’s programs in nursing and is 79 percent.
health sciences. Throughout the region, many • La Salle students have been placed at an 86 percent
rate for nutrition internships, compared to the national
of the top nursing practitioners and nursing average of 55 percent.
executives you will find have one very important • Graduates of the School of Nursing are currently enrolled Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from programs in
in graduate or Ph.D. programs at top schools, such as nursing and health sciences include…
thing in common—a degree from La Salle. Cornell and Georgetown.
Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s • Students in the Speech-Language-Hearing Science Sharon Millinghausen, ’83, Chief Nursing Executive
programs in nursing and health sciences… program have achieved a 100 percent placement rate at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
into the required professional experience of the Clinical
• La Salle’s nursing faculty includes two Fellows of the
American Academy of Nursing, a designation given to
Fellowship Year since the inception of the program. MaryAnn Simpson, ’82, School Nurse,
• La Salle students are placed in student nursing positions
only 2,000 nurses nationwide.
at more than 20 Philadelphia area health care facilities,
Fulton Elementary School (Philadelphia)
• One hundred percent of La Salle’s nursing faculty work including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital,
at least one day in the field, which means you’ll get the Girard Medical Center, Abington Memorial Hospital,
Libby Kozanas, ’99, Transplant Coordinator
most relevant and cutting-edge instruction. Albert Einstein Medical Center, and Belmont and Clinical Research Nurse Specialist,
• La Salle’s Neighborhood Nursing Center offers Psychiatric Hospital.
distinctive learning opportunities for students and
National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Health
• La Salle’s didactic program in nutrition and coordinated
provides life-changing health services to Philadelphia’s program in dietetics are currently approved by the
underserved communities. Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of
• La Salle has built partnerships with more than 400 the American Dietetic Association.
hospitals and health care facilities where students can
get hands-on experience.
La Salle University offers more than 40 undergraduate UndergradUate majors specIal mInors
programs through its three distinct schools—the School American Studies Asian Studies
of Arts and Sciences; the School of Business; and the Art History Business Administration
Biochemistry Catholic Studies
School of Nursing and Health Sciences. La Salle also Biology Central and Eastern European Studies
offers 13 graduate programs, including a doctorate in Chemistry Environmental Studies
Classical Languages Forensic Science
Communication Health Care Administration
Computer Science Health Science
Criminal Justice International Studies
Digital Arts and Multimedia Design (DArt) Leadership and Global Understanding
Economics Life Science
Elementary/Special Education Risk Management and Insurance
Secondary Education Urban Studies
English Women’s Studies
Biology Concentration pre-professIonal
Chemistry Concentration programs
Integrated Science, Business, and gradUate programs
Management Information Systems 4-year B.S./M.B.A.
Marketing Bilingual and Bicultural Studies
Mathematics Central/Eastern European Studies
Modern Languages Clinical Counseling Psychology
French Computer Information Science
Italian History/History for Educators
Russian Information Technology Leadership
Spanish Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N., and
Nutrition certificate programs)
Philosophy Professional Communication
Political Science Speech Language Pathology
Psychology Theology and Ministry
Religion affIlIated programs
Social Work wIth thomas jefferson
Occupational Therapy Learn more about these areas of study by visiting
* Management majors are required to double-major www.lasalle.edu/info_for/areas_of_study.php
or minor in Risk Management and Insurance
Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from programs in the
Thomas Curley, ’70, President and CEO,
The Associated Press
Timothy O’Toole, Esq., CBE, ’77, Managing
Director, London Underground
William J. Burns, ’78, Ambassador to Russia,
U.S. Department of State
Judith R. Spires, ’75, President, Acme Markets
Megan Barnett, ’01, Deputy Press Secretary,
U.S. Department of Energy
Eileen Matthews, ’81, Co-owner of Segue
Productions Inc. and Executive Director of the
With nationally acclaimed programs ranging • Recent La Salle graduates were accepted into Trinity
College in Dublin, Ireland, one of the most prestigious Mid-Atlantic National Academy of Television Arts
from education and communication to American graduate education programs in the world. and Sciences Organization
studies and religion, La Salle University’s • A La Salle graduate from 2004 was recently awarded
programs in the arts are among the most popular the Best Thriller Award at the New York Independent Joanna McClinton, Esq., ’03, Assistant Defender,
on campus. Defender Association of Philadelphia
• La Salle’s education programs meet the standards of the
Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s “No Child Left Behind” initiative designed to graduate Meg Kane, ’03, Account Executive, FCF Schmidt
highly qualified teachers.
programs in the arts… Public Relations
• Education majors benefit from field placements
• Nine La Salle graduates have won Emmy Awards, and beginning in the freshman year, with each first-year
in 2003 alone, five of our graduates were nominated for student spending two hours per week in a school setting.
Gary Crawford, Esq., ’71, Judge, District Court
• La Salle is one of only two universities in the Philadelphia of Maryland
• La Salle was the first college in the nation to offer a area with its own cable TV station, La Salle 56, which
combined program in elementary and special education. reaches more than 300,000 subscribers.
• Students at La Salle regularly earn internships with • Some of Philadelphia’s top talents, such as KYW’s Bill
Philadelphia’s largest PR firms, the city’s professional Wine and Bill Fantini, teach in the communication
sports teams, and major media outlets such as department at La Salle.
Some of La Salle’s distinguished alumni from programs in the
Major General Yves J. Fontaine, ’75, United
Theodore Tysak, ’80, Principal Scientist,
Rohm and Haas Company
James F. Markmann, MD, ’83, Chair of
Transplant Surgery, Harvard School of Medicine
There is perhaps no more forward-thinking • La Salle was named among Yahoo!’s “Top 50 Small
Schools” for being technologically advanced. The campus
area of study at La Salle University than that of has more computers than you can count.
the sciences. With some of the industry’s most • Students have the opportunity to conduct groundbreaking
respected experts and scholars providing cancer research alongside renowned faculty at places
like Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Fox Chase
personalized guidance, students at La Salle get Cancer Center.
the attention and access to world-class facilities • La Salle offers first-year students access to the best
possible facilities, including the new Perkin-Elmer Clarus
that result in a lifetime of success. 500 Gas Chromatograph.
Here are some things to consider about the quality of La Salle’s • La Salle professors like Gerald Ballough of the Biology
programs in the sciences… Department—widely recognized as one of the top
neuroscientists in the country—have established
• La Salle’s new, multimillion-dollar Science and national reputations.
Technology Center will provide a home to the sciences
where student-centered learning and research • La Salle’s popular Integrated Science, Business, and
can flourish. Technology (ISBT) program immerses students in a
team-oriented approach to solving problems intertwining
• Graduates from La Salle’s science programs have been science, computer technology, and the liberal arts.
accepted into prestigious graduate programs at such
universities as Stanford and California-Berkeley. • Sophomores in the ISBT program receive a handheld
PC to complete research projects both in and out of
• La Salle’s medical school placement rate is nearly the classroom.
• La Salle has received more than $25 million in federal,
• Traditional offerings, such as biology, chemistry, and state, and private funding to assist ISBT students.
geology, are augmented by innovative offerings in
forensic science, crime scene processing, and
I want to make these the best foUr Years
of YoUr lIfe
wIll YoU help me?
Jordan Feld There is so much more to the college is a place on the move. Plus, we’ve just acquired 30 acres of
“new” campus space at Germantown Hospital.
La Salle Student experience than classes and labs. And life at
La Salle University truly epitomizes the word events and actIvItIes
“community.” Whether you’re hanging out with Every year at La Salle we coordinate countless campus-wide
As a member of the Student Government friends at St. Basil’s Court, meeting with a events and exciting activities. For example, one of our most
Association, I help make the decision on how student group at Connelly Library, warming up popular events—Late Night La Salle—includes a campus-wide,
for an intramural game in Hayman Hall, or late-night breakfast, bingo, movie screenings, and much more.
On top of this, you will have an endless range of on-campus
students’ activity fees are allocated. It’s my getting ready for an Explorers game at the activities, concerts, movie nights, coffeehouse readings,
newly renovated McCarthy Stadium, you will find performing arts, bus trips, and opportunities to get into
goal to use those dollars to respond to the countless ways to form life-changing friendships Philadelphia on a weekly basis.
needs of students by funding hundreds of clubs, and lifelong memories.
stUdent clUbs and organIzatIons
organizations, and student social activities. Will campUs and facIlItIes With more than 110 student clubs and organizations
The moment you step foot onto our campus in the heart of from which to choose, you will never be at a shortage
you take on a leadership role in making the next Philadelphia, you will see our dedication to providing the best for opportunities to hone your skills, strengthen your
possible facilities. From St. Basil’s and Tree Tops Café (our new extracurricular interests, and discover new ones. La Salle’s
four years even better than the last four? $26-million residence hall and dining facility), to our recently student organizations range from the Italian Club, to Student
renovated athletics fields, to our soon to be completed Government, to the African-American Student League, to
shopping center (with Starbucks), to an amazing new science the Fellowship of Community and University Service, and
building (that’s on the way), you will quickly find that La Salle everything in between.
A proud member of the prestigious Atlantic 10
I want to engage YoU In the classroom
men’s sports women’s sports
Conference, La Salle’s Explorers compete in Basketball Crew
23 NCAA Division I sports (12 for women and Crew Cross Country
wIll YoU let me?
Cross Country Field Hockey
11 for men). More than 500 undergraduates Football Indoor Track & Field
participate in intercollegiate athletics, and Golf Outdoor Track & Field
the exPLorer SPIrIt
Indoor Track & Field Lacrosse
La Salle is one of just 14 colleges nationwide
Outdoor Track & Field Soccer
to have won both NCAA and NIT basketball Soccer Softball
championships. Additionally, more than 1,000 Tennis Tennis
students compete each year in our wide array of Volleyball
intramural programs and club sports.
Learn more about athletics at La Salle by visiting:
“Being a student-athlete at La Salle has given me so
much. I’ve developed time-management skills, I’ve been I teach at La Salle because it offers such small classes. Students
able to compete successfully at the top level of college
learn best by being helped to develop their own ideas through
sports, I’ve developed the kind of leadership skills
dialogue. I believe our style of education is also more demanding
employers are always looking for, and I’ve made
than the education offered by colleges featuring a lecture hall.
friendships that I know will last the rest of my life.”
Engaging students in discussion is what I enjoy most. Is that the
Kristin Hextall, Junior, Soccer type of education that will suit you best?
Voorhees, New Jersey
oUr alUmnI Gary Smith, ‘75 Sonya Senkowsky, ‘90
Senior Writer Freelance Science Writer
Here’s a look at the levels of success Sports Illustrated
La Salle graduates have achieved over Tajuana Williams, ‘90
the years… Sallyanne F. Harper, ‘76 Senior Account Manager
CFO Academic Management Services
General Accounting Office, U.S. Government
the LA SALLe LegAcy
Lorna (Sullivan) Hempel, Ph.D., ‘91
William J. Raftery, ‘63 Francis McGettigan, ‘77 School Psychologist
Basketball Analyst/Commentator Deputy Comptroller Riverton School
CBS Inc., ESPN General Electric
Catherine Holsing, ‘91
Richard Albertson, ‘65 Angelica M. Stacey, Ph.D., ‘77 Hospice/Social Worker/Adjunct Professor
Vice President Professor of Chemistry North Plains Hospice/Presentation College
Stephens Inc. University of California, Berkeley
Richard Windish, ‘91
Walter W. Noce, ‘67 William J. Burns, ‘78 Partner
President and CEO Ambassador to Russia Hayes & Windish
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles U.S. Department of State
Barbara J. Woolston, ‘92
Raymond Ricci, ‘67 Barbara O’Hara, Esq., ‘78 Head Nurse
Former Vice President for Enrollment Partner Student Health Center, Washington
Services, Retired Hughes Nicholls & O’Hara & Lee University
La Salle University
Everyone defines “success” differently. And all emploYers gradUate schools
Ernie Scarano, ‘79 Elena Strauman, Ph.D., ‘95
universities can claim to have highly successful Some of the organizations that employ La Salle interns Some of the graduate schools that have accepted recent Richard Stoutzenberger, ‘68 President Assistant Professor of Communication
alumni. But the real difference that distinguishes and co-op students, or have recently hired La Salle La Salle graduates include… Coventry, Rhode Island, School District
Ernie Scarano Communication Services College of Charleston
La Salle University is the rate at which our graduates, include… • Columbia University
Lee Wesler, M.D., ‘79 Captain Steven Schaefer, ‘99
• Archdiocese of Philadelphia • Cornell University David Coffey, D.O., ‘71
graduates take on meaningful positions in their • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals • Dartmouth College Family Physician
The Medical Center of Northeast Connecticut
Eli Lilly & Co.
chosen career field, and how quickly they ascend to • Children’s Anesthesiology Associates • Drexel University
• Duke University
Montgomery Family Practice
• Citizen’s Bank Brian McDonough, M.D., ‘80 Stacy Hart, ‘01
their dream job. Much of this is due to the approach • Deloitte & Touché • Emory University Stephen Kerwick, Esq., ‘73 Medical Reporter Communications and Event Coordinator
• Georgetown University
we take toward preparing our students for life after • Ernst & Young
• Harvard University
Foulston Siefkin LLP
Fox Television Roger Williams University School of Law
• Fox Chase Cancer Center
college. That approach is like everything else we do • Johnson & Johnson • Johns Hopkins University
David T. Poiesz, ‘80
• La Salle University Arthur Warren, Esq., ‘73
here—personal. • JPMorgan Chase
• KYW News Radio • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Deputy Chief/Ethics
Senior Vice President
Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.
• Mindbridge Software • Princeton University U.S. Department of Commerce
career servIces center • NBC Olympics • Rutgers University
Rebecca Efroymson, ‘87
• New York Life • Stanford University Peter Ryerson, ‘74
La Salle’s Career Services Center provides thoughtfully crafted Senior Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division
• Philadelphia Eagles • Temple University President Oak Ridge National Laboratory
programs and activities designed to position you for success • PricewaterhouseCoopers • Trinity College (Ireland) Ryerson Management Associates
from your first day here. Some of these services include career • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children • University of California, Berkeley
Christine Velicer, Ph.D., ‘88
• Thomas Jefferson University Hospital • University of Notre Dame John Conners, Esq., ‘75
counseling sessions, interviewing workshops, access to job fairs, • University of Pennsylvania Educator/Consultant
Senior Fellow Trainee
• Towers Perrin Department of Epidemiology,
eXplorenet (an electronic job exchange), the Experiential Educa- • U.S. Department of Health and Safety • Villanova University Tax Educator’s Network, Inc. University of Washington
tion Fair, the Career Expo, on-campus job interviews, and graduate • The Vanguard Group • Widener University
school preparation including the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, and LSAT. • Wells Fargo
Throughout our nearly 150-year history, we at
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plan YoUr la salle vIsIt
the PhILAdeLPhIA connectIon La Salle have enjoyed a special relationship with
the city of Philadelphia. Our students are never
No amount of words can truly describe what the La Salle
experience is like. That’s why we encourage everyone to plan
a visit to our campus. We offer open houses and Saturday visit
bound by classroom walls. You will find them
across the city every day, taking advantage of a
diverse, vibrant, exciting learning laboratory that
programs, informational interviews with admission counselors,
and tours Monday through Friday. wIll YoU joIn me?
Contact our Office of Admission to arrange your visit.
is hard to match anywhere in the country.
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Ave.
As a student here, you will enjoy meaningful partnerships and
connections with 400 hospitals and health care centers, Philadelphia, PA 19141
international media conglomerates, virtually every school
district in the region, and the fourth largest concentration of (800) 328-1910
Fortune 1,000 companies in America. (215) 951-1500
learnIng resoUrces www.lasalle.edu
You will benefit from such unparalleled learning resources as
the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Franklin Institute, Mütter
Museum, Future Center and Fels Planetarium, the Academy
of Natural Sciences, and more than 100 sites designated as
National Historic Landmarks. Michelle Talisesky
La Salle Student
Whether you’re interested in art or athletics, biking or ballet, The location of the college you attend will play a huge role in the
you will find countless opportunities for fun in Philadelphia.
Shopping on Main Street in Manayunk. Catching a concert at overall education you receive. I chose La Salle, in part, because
the Wachovia Center. Hanging out with friends on South Street.
Having a picnic on Boathouse Row. Going to an Eagles or 76ers there is no place in the country where you can meld culture,
game. Throwing a Frisbee in Fairmount Park. Participating
in Earth Day in Memorial Park. These are just a few of the history, diversity and internship opportunities like you can in
opportunities waiting for you.
Philadelphia. Is that the out-of-class experience you want?
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La Salle is an independent, coeducational university
founded in 1863 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, a
Catholic order dedicated to teaching and career preparation.
The University has been ranked among the country’s
top schools by U.S. News & World Report, Barron’s, Money
La Salle University magazine, and The New York Times.
Office of Admission The University’s enrollment totals more than
6,138 students, including approximately 3,281 full-time
1900 West Olney Ave. undergraduates, 1,058 part-time undergraduates, and
1,799 graduate students. About two-thirds of full-time
Philadelphia, PA 19141 undergraduates are resident students.
The University offers undergraduate
(800) 328-1910 concentrations in nearly 60 academic areas within its
(215) 951-1500 three schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, and Nursing and
www.lasalle.edu Health Sciences.
Classes average 20 students, and the student-faculty
ratio is 13:1.
The University fields 23 NCAA Division I sports
teams, including 11 for men and 12 for women. At La Salle,
more than 500 undergraduates participate in intercollegiate
varsity sports and more than 1,000 in intramural sports.
La Salle has more than 40,000 alumni.
Students who have submitted complete applications
(high school transcripts, essay, letters of recommendation,
SAT/ACT scores) by November 15 will be considered under the
University’s non-binding Early Action program, and will
receive an admissions decision by December 15. Those
applying after November 15 will be considered on a rolling
In the past year alone La Salle awarded more than
$76 million in financial aid to students, averaging more than
$15,000 in aid to each incoming freshman. Students may be
eligible for a host of merit-based scholarships, including the
Christian Brothers Scholarship, the Community Service
Scholarship, and the Founders Scholarship.