Loras College

1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, IA 52004-178
Tel: (563)588-7100
Private not-for-profit | 1,537 students
Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers, and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social, and religious roles.

School Overview:

Loras College
CountyDubuque County, IA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
124 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,537 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,466 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
71 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,497 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
40 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted68%64%
SAT Math (25-75%)463-575460-573
ACT English (25-75%)20-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Historically rich, academically challenging, faith-centered, socially stimulating – that’s Loras College. Relating the rich liberal arts tradition to a changing world, Loras strives to develop active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision makers and responsible contributors in their diverse professional, social, and religious roles.
  • Loras offers students over 40 majors and 13 pre-professional areas of study. If you're undecided about a major, you're not alone. Once you're here, we'll help you find the right blend of classes to narrow your focus.
  • We offer nearly 150 clubs, organizations, and campus activities that welcome your involvement and help you create a sense of home. From the moment you step on campus, we help you build an experience that encompasses all of your interests and provides you with a community of support. Whether you want to continue an old hobby or try something new, it’s available at Loras.
  • Loras ranks at 25th, a four-point improvement from last year, making it the highest ranked college in the tri-state area in the Best Comprehensive Colleges — Bachelor’s category. Our experienced faculty advisors are well-versed in the curriculum and prepared to answer your questions as you prepare your class schedule. Each program is designed to give you the flexibility to explore options outside of the classroom as well as in disciplines other than in your major.
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Loras College
0 mi. away
Clarke University
0.6 mi. away

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