La Roche College: Statistics

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#4039 of 14,131 In the World
#1149 of 2,597 In North America
#1075 of 2,496 In the United States
#76 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#6 of 10 In Pittsburgh
#470 of 1,025 For Cosmetology

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$23,932 /y
Aid receiving
77%
Undergraduates
1,085
Graduates
207
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
laroche.edu

La Roche College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 71% 67%
Applicants 1,846 723 1,123
Admissions 1,272 514 758
Freshmen enrolled full time 203 71 132

615 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

106 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
152 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in La Roche College are 890-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
33 or 17%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in La Roche College are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 751 (58%)
Nonresident Alien 182 (14%)
Black or African American 141 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 101 (8%)
Hispanic 58 (4%)
Two or more races 40 (3%)
Asian 17 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,932/year
Average aid awarded
$19,217
Students receiving aid
77%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,744
$30-48K $18,706
$48-75K $20,009
$75-110K $25,480
$110K+ $27,377

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,470$18,840
Tuition in-state $29,470$18,840
Tuition out-of-state $29,470$18,840
Fee in-district $850$80
Fee in-state $850$80
Fee out-of-state $850$80

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 588
Combined charge for room and board $12,270
Room charge $7,770
Meal charge $4,500

La Roche College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 24 16
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 8 12 15
Accounting 22 9
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 8 18
Information Technology 14 10
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 23
Psychology, General 20
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 17
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 16
Chemistry, General 15
Finance, General 15
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 15
Management Science 13
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 12
Commercial and Advertising Art 12
Communication and Media Studies, Other 10
Computer Science 10
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst 10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 10
Biochemistry 9
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 7
Political Science and Government, General 7
Dance, General 6
Interior Architecture 5
Writing, General 5
Family and Community Services 4
History, General 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4
Mathematics, General 4
Sociology, General 4
Environmental Chemistry 3
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other 3
Forensic Chemistry 3
Education, General 2
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 1
General Studies 1
International Relations and Affairs 1
Nurse Anesthetist 1
Grand Total 16 344 67 1
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 59% 51% 66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,892
Citations
49,587

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
935 / 31,432
Biology
419 / 22,989
Oncology and Cancer research
203 / 5,816
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
203 / 4,529
Engineering
198 / 1,742
Surgery
179 / 10,676
Chemistry
169 / 6,374
Demography
117 / 3,822
Physics
112 / 1,525
Health Science
89 / 2,627
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
87 / 3,658
Environmental Science
85 / 2,012
Radiation Therapy
81 / 1,738
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
80 / 865
Materials Science
78 / 922
Anesthesiology
60 / 3,774
Pediatrics
57 / 1,293
Dermatology
49 / 1,379
Psychology
47 / 805
Computer Science
42 / 645
Critical Care Nursing
40 / 809
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
36 / 291
Immunology
33 / 3,028
Microbiology
31 / 1,285
Pathology
30 / 1,048
Epidemiology
29 / 569
Cosmetology
28 / 477
Urology
27 / 3,627
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
27 / 698
Pharmacology
26 / 797
Nutrition and Food Science
25 / 1,107
Business
25 / 414
Family medicine
25 / 151
Sociology
25 / 409
Physical Therapy
24 / 757
Environmental Management
23 / 215
Structural Engineering
23 / 69
Optical Engineering
22 / 251
Biochemistry
22 / 2,993
Virology
22 / 947

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 246
1992 17 262
1993 14 229
1994 15 258
1995 21 340
1996 15 627
1997 24 752
1998 24 779
1999 18 695
2000 33 775
2001 24 819
2002 29 761
2003 30 819
2004 30 840
2005 34 925
2006 59 1002
2007 51 1135
2008 62 1298
2009 76 1426
2010 84 1627
2011 84 1847
2012 117 2168
2013 108 2522
2014 129 2871
2015 130 3386
2016 155 3273
2017 166 3731
2018 152 3789
2019 192 4842
2020 173 6243
2021 195 7807

General info

Alternative names LRC
LRU
Founded 1963
Motto Ad Lucem per Amorem
To Light through Love
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff 266
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 9000 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15237-5898
United States
City population 303,000
Phone 4123679300
Fax +1 (412) 847 1820

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