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University of Dubuque
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  • 4 Year
  • DUBUQUE, IA

Report Card

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

About

2000 UNIVERSITY AVE
DUBUQUE, IA 52001
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
American Rivers Conference
From University of Dubuque

You belong here.

We think that there's more to who you are, and who you'll become, than just a grade point average or the results of a standardized test. The University of Dubuque values academic achievement, and we also put a premium on strength of character.

We believe that becoming a leader in the real world starts with learning in a place that looks and feels like the real world. The diversity of our students embodies a campus culture that supports tough, open-minded conversations about issues and ideas that matter, and our students engage each other in honest, earnest, and challenging debates.

You'll be challenged in many ways by your experience at UD, but you'll also find it to be one of the most welcoming and friendly places on earth with countless ways to pursue your passions with like-minded peers.

Whatever future you believe you want for yourself, we're ready to help you reach it.

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University of Dubuque Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
79%
SAT Range
840-1070
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,043 / 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
$20,263 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Making a Difference Through the Study of Nursing Students and faculty at UD are active in the skills and simulation labs and in patient care settings. Their work contributes to the advancement of quality patient care providing direct care in the surrounding region. They develop evidence based practice projects that show linkages among practice, research, patient outcomes, and cost containment.

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
    18%
  • On Campus
    82%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,456 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
322
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
32%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • We have students from all over the world
    68%
  • We have students from all over the country
    16%
  • Average and from the midwest
    11%
  • Outgoing
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
48%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 33 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • There is always something to do and learn
    37%
  • Personal experiences happen everyday.
    32%
  • Dry
    21%
  • Underrated
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 15 responses

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