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Top-notch academics, engaging research opportunities, expert faculty — these are some of the hallmarks of an Avila education, but there’s so much more to your experience than what takes place in the classroom. Whether it’s catching a play in the Goppert Theatre, exploring the latest exhibit at the Thornhill Gallery, catching a game at The Z, or taking part in one of our 40+ student organizations, Avila Eagles have countless opportunities to get involved and make new friends.

转学, Working Professionals, Adult Degree Seekers, 和研究生, You’ll Find Your People Here Too.

Avila University is home to a diverse student population. 每年, around one-third of our undergraduate population are transfer students from other colleges and universities. If you’re a transfer student, you’ll find a home here. Start by getting involved in our Transfer Student Organization (TSO) and orientation specifically for students like you. 有九个在线 undergraduate degree programs uniquely designed for working adults, students who need the ultimate class schedule flexibility will find a community of degree-seeking adults at Avila as well. 另外,我们的 硕士项目 and professional certificate programs bring together a collection of graduate-minded students.

And every student has the same access to the academic resources, cultural opportunities, faculty and facilities access, and student support services, you need to succeed.


坐在山上. Fill the Eagle Empire section. Cheer on your Eagles in 12 NAIA varsity sports. As a student, your admission is FREE!


You don’t have to be a music or theatre major to be a part of Avila’s rich performance traditions. Auditions are open to all students and performances are free.

Stand Up for What’s Right

Inspired by our founders the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, social justice and change is at the heart of our campus.

Serving the Dear Neighbor

Avila students are creative, driven and passionate about making a difference in the world. 事实上, as part of a recent service project, Avila students packed more than 60,000 pounds of supplies for emergency food pantries, 供应厨房, 无家可归者收容所, children’s homes and other nonprofit organizations.

Male student inside a warehouse stacking Harvesters Community Food Network boxes on a pallet of boxes

Welcome to Kansas City

Avila’s 50-acre campus is tucked away in a peaceful, 安静的郊区, but it’s also just a short drive from everything Kansas City. A vibrant metropolis, KC features world-class dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Whether you want to catch a concert at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, cheer on the Chiefs or the Royals or explore history the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City has something for everyone — and it’s all only 15 minutes from campus!

Kansas City Snapshot

  • Home of the Chiefs, the 2019 NFL Super Bowl Champions
  • Known for our free, public downtown streetcar
  • Find more than 100 barbeque joints
  • A growing economy with jobs in education, healthcare, engineering, and business


在阿维拉, you’ll be encour年龄d to aim high and dream big — and you’ll have the resources and support to assist you along the way. From free 24/7 tutoring to guaranteed internship opportunities, to professional career preparation, we’re with you every step of the way. 

Resident Halls and 居住生活

While many upper-class Avila students commute locally, the majority of first-year students stay in our residence halls. With a variety of housing styles — singles, 共享, 套房, and even rooms with kitchenettes — you’ll find your place in one of four modern residence halls.


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