1,397
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,733
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
95
95%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Loras College is a Comprehensive institution located in Dubuque, IA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1450 Alta Vista Street
Dubuque, IA  52001
United States
Contact Email: admissions@loras.edu
Phone: 800-245-6727
Fax: 563-588-7119

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,159
Applied
1,102
Accepted
1,397
Enrolled
95%
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Female Admissions

491
Females Applied
472
Females Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

668
Males Applied
630
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Recommended Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 542 515 575
SAT Math 570 530 605
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,524
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Fees

1,660
Full-time student fees
8,275
Room & board
4,000
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 Employees

Financial Aid

27,733
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,297
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,085
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,968
Avg. Loan Aid
18,242
Avg. Grant Aid
21,256
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
89%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
33%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,397
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.52%
Black or African American 2.29%
White or Caucasian 80.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 0.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.29%
Other 5.15%

Gender

Male (52.04%)
Female (47.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 65%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Campus Fest, Homecoming and Family Weekend

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Dance Marathon, Campus Activities Board, DuBuddies, Social Work Club and American Chemical Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
online anonymous reporting system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

143
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 101
Part-time - 42
Male - 74
Female - 69