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Clarke is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded as a women's academy in 1843, it adopted coeducation in 1979. Its 55-acre campus is located in Dubuque.

Website: www.clarke.edu/

Private
Co-ed
761
Undergraduate
Students
(64.3%) 489 Women
(35.7%) 272 Men
271
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,149 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$33,350
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$39,907
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
88
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Dubuque Population
58,253
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Crusader
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
7.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.6% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
1.3% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
99%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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