82%

Acceptance Rate

$20,023

Avg.Financial Aid

001852

FAFSA Code

About Clarke University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,004

Website

www.clarke.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Clarke University which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Dubuque, IA. Clarke University is a parent institution of the Clarke University. Clarke University was founded in the year 1843. Notably, the official colors of the university are navy blue and gold. Out of total 1200 students enrolled at CU, 685 belong to undergraduate courses while 219 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 148 who teach various courses to the students. Clarke University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At CU around 69% are white, 11% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 9% are Black or African American. Further, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including George R. R. Martin, Adam Rapp, Karen Morrow, and Ruth Ann Gaines in its 177 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 152 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and HLC Higher Learning Commission. The total endowment of the Clarke University is around $29 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

1550 Clarke Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5635886300
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Clarke University has been ranked at the 594th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

930 - 1096

ACT Range

19 - 23

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 940-1120 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Clarke University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198, or call (563) 588-6300.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,819

Average Annual Cost

$32,300

Books And Supplies

$1,330

Other Fees

$1,050

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,600

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,120

Total One Year Cost

$47,400

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $49,360 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($34,670), books and supplies ($1,330), room and boarding ($10,000), and budget for other expenses ($3,360). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

8:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

29%

Male Professors

71%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

45 Graduates

Psychology, General

32 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

23 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

21 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

9 Graduates

Social Work

9 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

Biology, General

8 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

744

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

35%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

74% White

3% Unknown

8% Black

9% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

68%

Out Of State

29%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,836 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 94% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

94%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,000/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,000/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pride, Cuttie the Lion

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

4

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,000 per year. Clarke University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CU costs around $5,000 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The university has enrolled around 46% male and 54% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,331

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$273 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,023

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,371

Students Receiving State Aid

20%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,150

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,431

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,881

$30K - $48K

$26,699

$48K - $75K

$22,642

$75K - $110K

$21,126

> $110K

$17,880

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,548,645

The financial aid department of Clarke University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Clarke University is around $10,586 and the federal grant is $1,245. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,825, while the institutional aid is $10,586. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Clarke University amount to $2,548,645 per annum.

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