LA SALLE UNIVERSITY

United States, Pennsylvania

La Salle University is a private, Roman Catholic university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Named for St. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, the university was founded in 1863 by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The university offers traditional, online, and hybrid courses and programs.

Campus Life

La Salle's campus is located in the Logan, Philadelphia-Ogontz/Belfield neighborhood of Philadelphia. In May 2007, La Salle created their West Campus after buying a portion of Germantown Hospital in the Germantown neighborhood of the city. La Salle's campus is divided into 3 parts: North, South, and West campus. Both the North and South parts of campus are located in the Logan-Belfield area of Philadelphia and the western portion of campus (west of Wister Street) is located in the Philadelphia neighborhood of the city. La Salle University offers several student services, including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance. La Salle University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.). 

Noted Alumni

The La Salle university family has an access to a strong and supportive network. some of its notable alumni are: Kevin J. Boyle (a member of Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2011), William Joseph Burns ( United States Ambassador to Jordan, Deputy Secretary of State 2011 -2014; head of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), John F. Byrne, Sr. ( Pennsylvania State Senator for the 8th district from 1951 to 1952, Philadelphia City Councilman), Billy Ciancaglini (Republican nominee for mayor of Philadelphia, 2019)