Loras College: Review & Facts

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Loras College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,525 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1839 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Dubuque, Iowa.

Loras College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Loras College will give you the option to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Loras College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, Communication and Journalism, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
75%
The student retention rate at Loras College is fair at 75% (close to Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Loras College is average: 69%.

Student to faculty ratio at Loras College is good: 11:1. Find out more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,300
Average tuition price is very high - $26,900 annually. The additional fees at Loras College (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,400; which comes to $28,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Loras College 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
68%
As reported in recent government data, 1,929 applications were submitted and 1,310 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Loras College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,900
Loras College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Loras College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Loras College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $3,900 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Loras College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Loras College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Loras College Location and Maps



Post Address: Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178, USA
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