93%

Acceptance Rate

$23,014

Avg.Financial Aid

001873

FAFSA Code

About Loras College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,489

Website

www.loras.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

Loras College which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Dubuque, Iowa. At Loras College, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 43% of the students are females and 57% are males. Finally, at LC around 77% are white, 9% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Don Ameche, Greg Gumbel, Aloysius Schmitt, and Red Faber. 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. At LC, 99 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1450 Alta Vista

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5635887100
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Loras College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

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.

93%

SAT Range

998 - 1183

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The admission to Loras College is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. 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. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 965-1145, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 20 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Loras College is 22. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178. To gather more information, they can call them at (563) 588-7100.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$20,316

Average Annual Cost

$32,524

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$1,660

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

$8,275

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,011

Total One Year Cost

$45,570

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to LC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $46,754. The average annual tuition cost ($35,218), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($8,425), and budget for other expenses ($2,011) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

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

81%

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

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$391

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

25 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

24 Graduates

Social Work

24 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

Marketing

22 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

20 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

19 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

18 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

17 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

8 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

Engineering Physics

6 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

6 Graduates

Computer Science

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,412

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

22%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

55%

US National: 44%

Female

45%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

5% Unknown

3% Black

8% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

61%

Out Of State

38%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$66,274 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 95% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

95%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,275/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,275/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Duhawks

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

411

Total Female Athletes

210

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $8,425 per year for living on campus. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 57% and 43%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$25,000

$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.

$259 - 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.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,014

Students Receiving Federal Grants

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,580

Students Receiving State Aid

21%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,673

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,486

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,492

$30K - $48K

$30,194

$48K - $75K

$27,868

$75K - $110K

$24,928

> $110K

$19,307

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,491,004

In case the students at Loras College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Loras College is around $20,771 and the federal grant is $4,590. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,777 and institutional aid worth $20,771. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Loras College amount to $6,491,004 per annum.

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