Avila University is a leading private, co-educational, values-based liberal arts institution in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

The University has the following schools and colleges: School of Business; School of Education; School of Nursing; College of Liberal Arts and Social Services; School of Science and Health; School of Visual and Communication Arts.

Avila University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. The School of Business was awarded accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Avila University was the first liberal arts school in the metropolitan area and one of the first in the state of Missouri to establish a baccalaureate nursing program. The program received its first accreditation from the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN) in 1948 and the National League for Nursing (NLN) in 1966. In 2000, the program was awarded accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Avila University programs are also accredited by the following organizations: Association of Student Judicial Administrators; Catholic Campus Ministry Association; Central Association of College and University Business Officers; Central College Health Association; College and University Personnel Association; College Reading and Learning Association; Collegiate Nurse Educators of Greater Kansas City; Consortium of Small Metropolitan Colleges; Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology; Council of Independent Colleges; Kansas City Collegiate Admissions Professional; etc.

Ranking Profile:

- Avila University is ranked 88th in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Universities (Midwest)" by US News & World Report 2012.

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