Coeducational Catholic college combining quality academic study with an array of opportunities for hands-on learning in real-world environments.
Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (MSC), Cabrini is a pioneer in integrating work for social justice into a college education.
Cabrini prepares students to become ethical leaders empowered to make a difference in whatever walk of life they choose.
Enrollment 3,291 students 1,366 full-time undergraduate students 716 resident students 1,925 graduate students
13 to 1
Average Class Size (undergraduate) 15
Radnor, Pennsylvania, 30 minutes from Philadelphia
More than 30 undergraduate majors and programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences and in professional studies, including business and finance, education, communication, graphic design, and information science, among others.
Students About 1,300 full-time undergraduates from 20 states and 15 countries and from a variety of racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. Roughly two-thirds of students live on campus. Cabrini also serves 1,925 graduate students at the Radnor campus and at 15 off-site locations. Faculty Cabrini’s faculty members are known for scholarly excellence in their fields.
112-acre resource-filled campus in a cathedral of trees in Radnor, Pennsylvania, 30 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. A rich, diverse urban-forest habitat envelops the campus.
Nearly 50 student clubs and organizations in academic fields, sports, the arts, international and multicultural activities, community service, student government, publications and media, and other areas.
Cabrini’s liturgical celebrations offer students opportunities to serve as Eucharistic Ministers, lectors, and choir members. Mass is celebrated regularly in the Bruckmann Memorial Chapel of St. Joseph during the academic year.
Opportunities include short-term and semester abroad programs in Italy, England, Australia, Honduras, Ireland, Greece, and Spain.
About 60 percent of Cabrini students live in one of 12 residence halls, which include traditional-style housing, apartments, and suites.
Living and Learning Communities
Living and Learning Communities (LLCs) are theme-based, mostly residential learning groups of about 20 students with common interests who live on the same residence-hall floor and take classes and that focus on a theme.
Strong reputation in Division III athletics, with 16 sports for men and women. Cabrini’s Cavaliers compete in the Colonial States Athletic Conference, and have won the overall President’s Cup, awarded to the program with the best overall performance of the year, in six of the 11 years it has been awarded.
Tuition and Fees
One year after Cabrini announced a 12.5 percent reduction in tuition and fees, the College announced it will freeze tuition and fees for the 2013–14 academic year.
Tuition and fees will remain at the current level of $29,000 through May 2014. Last year, the College pledged to keep tuition and fees below $30,000 through May 2015.
Financial Aid More than 98 percent of Cabrini undergraduates receive financial aid in the form of both need-based aid and merit scholarships. Five full-time presidential scholarships are awarded annually.
Internships and Co-ops
Cabrini students explore internship and cooperative learning experiences—many of them paid—at leading area organizations, including Albert Einstein Medical Center, Comcast, NBC10, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia professional sports teams, and the U.S. Secret Service.
Cabrini graduates have an outstanding record of success in careers and in graduate and professional school. Ninety-five percent of graduates are employed or are pursuing further study within 10 months of graduating.
Each year since its inception in 2006, the College has earned National Recognition for Community Service.
Philadelphia Business Journal listed Cabrini in its Top 25 Four-Year Colleges.