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Loras College
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  • 4 Year
  • DUBUQUE, IA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Loras College plans to open the 2021-22 academic year with in-person, on-campus learning. We are committed to the safety & well-being of all students, faculty, staff and campus visitors. We are working closely with local, state and national health officials. As new information becomes available and/or as the pandemic’s impact changes, Loras will modify its approach as appropriate. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  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 minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Loras is an above-average private, Catholic college located in Dubuque, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,264 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Loras acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Elementary Education, and Psychology. Graduating 67% of students, Loras alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,300.

About

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

Loras College Rankings

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

LOR Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1140
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$21,751 / 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
$23,569 / 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
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    3%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,264 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
69
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
50%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Friendly
    56%
  • Successful
    33%
  • Athletes that party
    6%
  • Partier
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
85%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 26 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 35 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Liberal Arts
    68%
  • It is such a great community and experience.
    14%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • It makes me feel at home and welcome
    5%
  • money hungry
    5%
  • Work hard. Play Hard.
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
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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