La Roche College Rankings

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In the World#7332 of 14178
In North America#1808 of 2629
In the United States#1720 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#109 of 155
In Pittsburgh#8 of 10

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
99%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$21,679 /y
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
1,241
Graduates
160
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

La Roche College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate99%100%99%
Applicants1,220502718
Admissions1,213501712
Freshmen enrolled full time20586119

492 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

118 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
163 or 80%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 870
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in La Roche College are 870-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
36 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in La Roche College are 17-21 (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

White827 (59%)
Nonresident Alien223 (16%)
Black or African American129 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown108 (8%)
Hispanic60 (4%)
Two or more races35 (3%)
Asian16 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,679/year
Average aid awarded
$20,051
Students receiving aid
89%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,122
$30-48K$17,935
$48-75K$20,850
$75-110K$24,148
$110K+$27,504

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,614$18,420
Tuition in-state$28,614$18,420
Tuition out-of-state$28,614$18,420
Fee in-district$850$80
Fee in-state$850$80
Fee out-of-state$850$80

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity560
Combined charge for room and board$11,910
Room charge$7,540
Meal charge$4,370

La Roche College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other2317
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse52310
Information Technology2610
Marketing & Marketing Management, General29
Accounting186
Psychology, General22
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies20
Management Science19
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist412
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other14
Computer Science11
Chemistry, General11
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10
Communication and Media Studies, Other10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General9
Commercial and Advertising Art8
Finance, General8
Interior Architecture7
National Security Policy Studies5
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst5
Biochemistry4
Sociology4
International Relations and Affairs4
Writing, General4
Family and Community Services4
History, General3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General3
Dance, General2
General Studies2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Mathematics, General2
Education, General2
Nurse Anesthetist2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
English Language and Literature, General1
Political Science and Government, General1
Grand Total9328542
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%48%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,210
Citations
49,655

Publication count by topic

Medicine
1,210
Biology
174
Chemistry
116
Engineering
98
Materials science
80
Political science
57
Psychology
57
Philosophy
53
Art
36
Computer science
31
Sociology
26
Environmental science
19
Physics
17
Geography
16
Mathematics
16
Business
9
History
8
Geology
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art96794
Medicine99325,013
Biology143413,922
Philosophy152429
Sociology1947358
Chemistry19995,745
Geography2189312
Political science2357103
Engineering2581492
History31062
Materials science3206577
Environmental science3278168
Mathematics3327322
Geology340329
Psychology3647286
Business377667
Physics379668
Computer science3881282

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199012150
199110190
199217195
199314179
199417215
199522295
199615631
199718769
199822791
199919709
200031794
200123835
200230788
200327822
200430839
200533909
2006591014
2007461117
2008621283
2009731405
2010811594
2011831826
20121082138
20131122489
20141242821
20151243248
20161483059
20171583353
20181473202
20191954052
20201515041

General info

Alternative namesLRC
LRU
Founded1963
WikipediaLa Roche University
MottoAd Lucem per Amorem
To Light through Love
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff264
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address9000 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15237-5898
United States
City population301,000
Phone4123679300
Fax+1 (412) 847 1820

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