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Lourdes University
Sylvania, OH
Lourdes University (formerly Lourdes College) is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. Founded as a women's college in 1958, it became coeducational in 1975. Its 89-acre campus is located in Sylvania, one mile northwest of Toledo
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,125
   Women 724 (64.4%)
   Men 401 (35.6%)
Graduate Students 301
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 89% of 919 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.26
SAT Math 503 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 487 average
410-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests       X
Essay       X
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance $33,847
  Tuition and Fees $20,620
  Room and Board $9,400
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award $15,391
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 100
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
Sylvania Population 18,892
Nearest Metropolitan Area Toledo
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 55% of freshmen, 22% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
9.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.8% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students 0.9% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning 72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 12.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 13.0%