9000 Babcock Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 412-536-1271
http://www.laroche.edu admissions@laroche.edu
About La Roche College
  • Year of Foundation 1963
  • Size of Campus 43 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,500
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64%, 36%, 7%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $21,570
  • Room and Board $8,916
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 1,181
La Roche College, a Catholic institution of higher learning, founded and sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of Divine Providence, fosters global citizenship and creates a community of scholars from the region, the nation and around the world. The College integrates liberal arts and professional education in creative ways, empowering all members of our community to become lifelong learners, achieve success in their chosen careers and promote justice and peace in a constantly changing global society.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Coalition for Christian Outreach
  • Number of honor societies Delta Mu Delta-Business, Kappa Delta Epsilon-Education, Psi Chi-Psychology, Sigma Tau Delta-English, Sigma Theta Tau-Nursing, Alpha Phi Sigma-Criminal Justice
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other
  • Number of frats 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Gateway Clipper Cruise, Battle of the Bands, Freek Week (a week-long competition between residence halls), The Blizzard Beach Bash, bingo nights, Pittsburgh Pirate Baseball games, Theatre Trips, Karaoke, Gameshows and on-campus movies
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Coalition, Globe (international students), Equatorial Guinea Association, African Forum
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh (24)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Pittsburgh (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 55%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 43%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 39%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 116,955
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 904
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 300
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Museums none
  • Number Of Microforms 34,965
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 582
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 70
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 2,299
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Federated Investors, U.S. Steel, Desbrow Associates, Mercy Behavioral Health, FSC Marketing Communications, The Bradley Center, La Roche College, Federal Express, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Duquesne University)
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 63%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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