1,378
Students
Financial aid thermometer
30,310
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
96
96%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

La Roche College is a Comprehensive institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA  15237
United States
Contact Email: admissions@laroche.edu
Phone: 412-536-1272
Fax: 412-536-1048

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,197
Applied
1,156
Accepted
1,378
Enrolled
97%
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Female Admissions

631
Females Applied
613
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

566
Males Applied
543
Males Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported September 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 527 480 590
SAT Math 208 470 550
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,714
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Fees

850
Full-time student fees
11,556
Room & board
7,316
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

30,310
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,879
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,911
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,400
Avg. Loan Aid
19,408
Avg. Grant Aid
8,593
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
94%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
37%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,378
Total undergrad students
15%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.41%
Black or African American 9.51%
White or Caucasian 62.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.03%
Other 4.43%

Gender

Male (45.43%)
Female (54.57%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Gateway Clipper Cruise, Festival of Lights and Globe Fashion Show

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
American Society of Interior Design, student government and Visions (environmental club)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

210
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 65
Part-time - 145
Male - 100
Female - 110