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Loras College
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  • 4 Year
  • DUBUQUE, IA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1450 ALTA VISTA
DUBUQUE, IA 52001
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
American Rivers Conference
From Loras College

Loras College is committed to providing you with opportunities to explore various academic paths early on in your college career. Take your time and dive into your areas of interest, confidently choose a major, and graduate in four years.

Through personalized learning opportunities and real-world experiences, you will spend your first semesters learning more about what your interests are and how those interests can shape a career path for you.

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Loras College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
960-1140
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,068 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$26,765 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

The Loras Promise

academic spotlight

Offering increased merit scholarships up to $24,000 for all incoming students and a tuition-free education for eligible first-year students and transfers who qualify for the Iowa Tuition Grant and Pell Grant. Merit Breakdown by GPA: $24,000 (4.0 or >); $23,000 (3.80-3.99); $22,000 (3.40-3.79); $21,000 (3.00-3.39); up to $20,000 (Below 3.0).

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    10%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,185 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
111
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
50%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Friendly
    48%
  • Successful
    33%
  • Athletes that party
    5%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Partier
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
86%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 29 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 38 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Liberal Arts
    64%
  • It is such a great community and experience.
    16%
  • It makes me feel at home and welcome
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • money hungry
    4%
  • Work hard. Play Hard.
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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