73%

Acceptance Rate

$19,256

Avg.Financial Aid

001891

FAFSA Code

About University of Dubuque

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,385

Website

www.dbq.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.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

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

Yes

The University of Dubuque (UD) is a private institution in Dubuque, Lowa. About 2,385 students attend the university.

The University of Dubuque has a long history in Dubuque since its establishment in the year 1852. It has gone through many changes over the years and has recently experienced a controversial, but prosperous rebirth.

The university has completed building additional student housing on land adjacent to Dodge Street, the main east-west thoroughfare through the city. This property remained vacant for many years until the new apartments were built. Park Village apartments are typically only available to upper Socio-cultural students.

The university currently has approximately two-thousand students in attendance.

The University of Dubuque consists of a Theological Seminary and the following 3 schools:

  • School of Business

  • School of Liberal Arts

  • School of Professional Programs

The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Council on Aviation Accreditation, and the Association of Theological Schools in North America. It is also approved by the State of Iowa Department of Education.

The school has been involved in intercollegiate sports for many decades. The University of Dubuque is a founding member of NCAA Division III and is part of the American Rivers Conference, which, in addition to the University of Dubuque, currently ties up with the following universities and colleges like Buena Vista University, Coe College, Central College, Luther College, Loras College, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Simpson College, and Wartburg College.

Men's varsity sports include the following games such as football, baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, lacrosse, indoor and outdoor track, tennis, and wrestling. Women's varsity sports include basketball, soccer, golf, cross country, softball, volleyball, lacrosse, track, and tennis.

Location & Contact

Address

2000 University Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5635893000
Fax: 5635893690
Request Info

Rankings

As per US News, the following are the rankings secured by the University of Dubuque - 

  • 95 in Regional Universities Midwest 

  • 54 in Top Performers on Social Mobility 

Admissions

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

1st Aug

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

73%

SAT Range

850 - 1100

ACT Range

16 - 22

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

As a private, Christian university specializing in professional programs with a liberal arts core, the students will enjoy a world-class experience.

Having raised over $150 million for state-of-the-art academic and campus facilities, candidates find walking around campus that the University of Dubuque is an inspirational place to be.  

The University of Dubuque is a melting pot of students with many different world views and interests. The student body population is comprised of 1,600 undergraduate students from 35 states and 20 countries.

The University of Dubuque strives to make the students’ education personal with an average class size of 16 students. The small classroom atmosphere and one on one attention help all students have a successful experience.

An applicant in order to get into this university must hold the SAT/ACT score of 850-1100/16-22 with all the official documents.

University of Dubuque Admissions Office

2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001

Email

webeditor@dbq.edu

Phone

563.589.3000

800.722.5583

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$21,452

Average Annual Cost

$32,670

Books And Supplies

$950

Other Fees

$1,440

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

$9,930

Budget For Other Expenses

$900

Total One Year Cost

$45,890

The annual list price to attend the University of Dubuque on a full-time basis is $45,890 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $32,670 for tuition, $9,930 room and board, $950 for books and supplies, and $1,440 for other fees. Out of state tuition for the University of Dubuque is $32,670, the same as Iowa residents.

The average reported annual net price for the University of Dubuque for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,822

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4-year bachelor's degree and living expenses at the University of Dubuque to be $183,560 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate 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.

66%

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

80%

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

90 Graduates

Air Transportation

45 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

38 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

26 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

24 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Psychology, General

18 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

17 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

17 Graduates

Marketing

16 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

15 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

13 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

11 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

10 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

5 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Data Processing

4 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

1 Graduates

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fit...

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,969

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

46%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

3% Unknown

16% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

3%

Unknown Location

68%

Out Of State

24%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$58,943 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

9930%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,930/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

Spartans

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

438

Total Female Athletes

187

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,210 per year. The average meal plan at UD costs around $5,000 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. 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, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 55% male and 45% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,200/year

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

$0$100,000

$19,500

$30,267

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.

$202 - 314

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.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,256

Students Receiving Federal Grants

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,309

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,592

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,144

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,112

$30K - $48K

$19,555

$48K - $75K

$19,180

$75K - $110K

$17,315

> $110K

$10,181

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,724,789

The University of Dubuque’s admission counselor will help the candidate and their family through this time by offering assistance before, during, and after the process.

To begin, please complete the application for admission and fill in the FAFSA and receive the Student Aid Report to determine eligibility. Following admission, the application will be considered for scholarships and grants awarded by the University. 

University of Dubuque (UD) federal school code is 001891

  • Scholarships and Grants - a list of academic and need-based scholarships and grants

  • Applying for Federal Student Aid - completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) begins after October 1 and after completing your federal tax return

  • Financial Aid Forms - The forms and applications can be printed out, completed and return it to Office of Student Financial Planning

  • At the University of Dubuque, it is the mission to assist any student with a desire to obtain an education in fulfilling their dream. The University of Northwestern Ohio offers many sources of financial assistance to ensure that every student can afford to receive a quality education. Financial aid available to students include scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans.

 

University of Dubuque Financial Aid Office

Office of Student Financial Planning

University of Dubuque
2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001

FAX - 563.589.3690

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