Clarke University: Review & Facts

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Clarke University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,195 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1843 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Dubuque, Iowa.

Clarke University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Clarke University will give you the opportunity to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Clarke University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Business, Management, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
81%
Clarke University student retention rate is high at 81% (above Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Clarke University is average - 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at Clarke University is good: 10:1. Learn more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,000
Average tuition charges are very high - around $26,100 a year. The additional fees at Clarke University beyond tuition are nearly $900; which makes it a total of $27,000 per year.

Read the details about Clarke University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
As reported in recent government data, 1,034 applications were submitted and 763 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Clarke University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Clarke University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Clarke University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C+
Clarke University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - nearly $4,000 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Clarke University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Clarke University Location and Maps



Post Address: Clarke University, 1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198, USA
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