University of Dubuque: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Dubuque is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,180 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1852 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Dubuque, Iowa.

University of Dubuque is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Fair
At University of Dubuque you can get your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of Dubuque follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Criminal Justice, Flight and Aviation, and Theology and Religion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
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 typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of Dubuque is relatively low at 67% (close to Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Dubuque is low - 46%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Dubuque is pretty decent - 15:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,000
High
Average tuition charges are very high, $26,700 annually. The additional fees at University of Dubuque beyond tuition are nearly $1,300; which comes to $28,000 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,457 applications were submitted and 1,128 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school 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 information at University of Dubuque in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,400
Medium
University of Dubuque provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Dubuque, 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+
Unsafe
University of Dubuque provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,400 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Dubuque. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of Dubuque seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: University of Dubuque, 2000 University Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001, USA
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