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Loras is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded as a seminary for men in 1839, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 60-acre campus is located in a residential area of Dubuque, on the borders of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa.

Website: www.loras.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,317
Undergraduate
Students
(43.4%) 572 Women
(56.6%) 745 Men
83
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 1,491 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.49
SAT Math
535 average
485-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
538 average
480-575 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,929
Tuition and Fees
$35,218
Room and Board
$8,600
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$30,438
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,964
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
104
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 50% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Dubuque Population
58,253
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Duhawks
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
3.6% Black/African-American
9.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.6% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.0%
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