#18 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Loras College

Dubuque, Iowa

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Student Population
Loras College overview
Location Dubuque, Iowa
Online loras.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Loras College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Dubuque, Iowa, Loras College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,312 prospective students applied, and 1,216 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 362 enrolled in the school.  1,414 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 75 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $32,524 plus fees of $1,660. Loras College is ranked 761 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Loras College is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1000/1180
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Loras College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$1,660
Room and Board $8,275
Budget for Other Expenses$2,011
Total One Year Cost$45,570

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
59% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Loras College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Education 13%
Social Sciences 9%
English and Literature 7%
Biology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153825 IPEDS survey data for Loras College.