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University of Dubuque
  • 4 Year
  • DUBUQUE, IA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  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

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Dubuque is a private, Christian university located in Dubuque, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,554 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Dubuque acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Business, Communications, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 43% of students, Dubuque alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

About

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

University of Dubuque Rankings

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Dubuque Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
840-1080
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$26,193 / 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
$19,390 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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

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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
    11%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,554 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
346
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
29%
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%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
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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