1450 Alta Vista Dubuque, IA 52004-0178 800-245-6727
http://www.loras.edu admissions@loras.edu
About Loras College
  • Year of Foundation 1839
  • Size of Campus 60 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,594
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50%, 50%, 45%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,990
  • Room and Board $6,095
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,565
Historically rich, academically challenging, faith-centered, socially stimulating – that’s Loras College. Relating the rich liberal arts tradition to a changing world, Loras strives to develop active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision makers and responsible contributors in their diverse professional, social, and religious roles. Housed on a safe, scenic campus nestled high atop the majestic bluffs of the Mississippi River Dubuque, IA., Loras offers a wide array of academic programs, extracurricular offerings, and opportunity for personal growth.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Second City, Jim Wand, Gaelic Storm, Recycled Percussion, Taste of Loras, Buzz Sutherland, Matthew West, Howie Day, Pow Wow, Intercultural Fashion Show, Annual Theater Productions, Annual Children's Play, Antioch, Christmas Concert, Athletic events, Arts a
  • Number of frats 1
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Weekend Worship Team, Wednesday Worship Team, Spiritual Direction, Religious Vocations Discussion Group, Liturgical Music Ministry, Liturgical Ministries, Religious Opportunities for Students from Other Faith Traditions
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Delta Epsilon Sigma, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Loras International Student Association, Black Student Union
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Distance to nearest bus Dubuque (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Cedar Rapids (70), Dubuque (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Davenport (60)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (50%), women's dorms (15%), apartment for single students (28%), other housing options (7%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 60%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,356
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Museums Center for Dubuque History
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,032
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 10,256
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 347,351
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Dubuque)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment On campus job opportunities are provided
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs McGraw Hill, John Deere, Hillcrest Family Services, Signa
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 95%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 40%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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