About University of Dubuque
On Campus Housing
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.
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
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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