Loras College Rankings

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In the World#4501 of 14178
In North America#1247 of 2629
In the United States#1172 of 2528
In Iowa#17 of 39
In Dubuque#1 of 5

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$21,751 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,333
Graduates
83
Male:Female Ratio
55:45
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
loras.edu

Loras College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%77%74%
Applicants1,491855636
Admissions1,123655468
Freshmen enrolled full time326189137

68 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

11 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
101 or 31%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 965
or below

75% of them
had 1145
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Loras College are 965-1145 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
246 or 76%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Loras College are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1102 (78%)
Hispanic125 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown69 (5%)
Black or African American48 (3%)
Two or more races32 (2%)
Nonresident Alien29 (2%)
Asian9 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,751/year
Average aid awarded
$23,569
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,154
$30-48K$17,094
$48-75K$18,438
$75-110K$20,530
$110K+$24,759

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$33,500$10,125
Tuition in-state$33,500$10,125
Tuition out-of-state$33,500$10,125
Fee in-district$1,718$675
Fee in-state$1,718$675
Fee out-of-state$1,718$675

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,059
Combined charge for room and board$8,425
Room charge$4,000
Meal charge$4,425

Loras College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General237
Elementary Education and Teaching28
Psychology, General20
Kinesiology and Exercise Science19
Social Work18
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies18
Accounting16
Public Relations & Image Management16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General14
Mass Communication & Media Studies13
Creative Writing12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General12
Neuroscience11
History, General11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management11
Management Science10
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Biochemistry8
Sociology7
Finance, General7
Mathematics, General7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services7
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics6
Clinical Psychology5
Political Science and Government, General4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Management Information Systems, General3
Computer Science3
Philosophy3
English Language and Literature, General2
Music, General2
Music Teacher Education2
Economics, General2
Education, General1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Journalism1
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total32819
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%61%73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
237
Citations
3,143

Publication count by topic

Psychology
33
Sociology
25
Philosophy
24
Biology
24
Chemistry
17
History
16
Art
16
Political science
16
Computer science
13
Physics
10
Geography
6
Medicine
6
Business
3
Materials science
3
Economics
3
Mathematics
3
Environmental science
2
Geology
2
Engineering
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art178815
History192916
Geography2131331
Physics2289648
Geology2443157
Philosophy26613
Political science288149
Sociology303174
Psychology3274441
Biology3866549
Medicine4116283
Chemistry4243308
Mathematics431685
Environmental science463919
Materials science521617
Computer science528841
Economics53831
Business57402
Engineering58572

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990217
1991412
1992518
1993616
1994428
199559
1996417
1997615
1998635
19992193
2000395
20016133
2002853
2003478
2004458
2005972
2006850
2007641
2008966
2009672
2010963
201111105
201211134
20137160
20146187
201510208
201610197
20178249
20186197
20195189
20204214

General info

Founded1839
WikipediaLoras College
MottoPro Deo et Patria
For God and Country
Colorsgold, purple
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff321
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, Iowa, 52004-0178
United States
City population58,000
Phone5635887100
Fax+1 (563) 588 7964

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