Loras College

Dubuque, Iowa

Overview

Address1450 Alta Vista
School Websitewww.loras.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Loras College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Dubuque, Iowa that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,312 students applied to Loras College. Of those students, 1,216 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Loras College was $32,524, in addition to fees of $1,660. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Loras College.

Loras College has a 68% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Loras College acceptance rate is 93%. To put this into perspective, 1,216 of the 1,312 students who applied to Loras College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Loras College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Loras College had an SAT score between the range of 998 and 1,183. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Loras College was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Loras College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Loras College, the tuition for in-state residents is $32,524. Combined with fees of $1,660, room and board costs of $8,275, other expenses of $2,011 and the $1,100 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $45,570.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $34,184 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Loras College to $45,570 for out-of-state students.

Students at Loras College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Loras College was $4,580 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 30%.

Loras College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Loras College.

Loras College has a good gender split, with 45% of undergraduates being female and 55% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 61% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 38% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Loras College is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Loras College to thrive in your studies.

What's more, 1,414 students enrolled full-time.

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