Established in 1839, the Loras College campus is nestled high atop the majestic bluffs of the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa, and overlooks the states of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. With an enrollment of just under 1,600, Loras is small enough to be personal, yet large enough to provide students a well-rounded academic and co-curricular experience. 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 has over 175 years of educational history and embraces its heritage and traditions, while continually evaluating its offerings to reflect current and future student and workplace needs. Loras offers distinctive educational programs, from Modes of Inquiry, designed to help first year students transition into liberal arts learning to January term courses, offering an intensive, accelerated three week term featuring a variety of courses, across the disciplines, which emphasize experiential learning. Numerous Loras programs compete against schools like Harvard, Drake and large public universities and are consistently ranked nationally -- Sport Management, Media Studies, Mediation, Dance Marathon, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, and other athletic programs, just to mention a few. The educational and personal experiences in and outside of the classroom make Loras a destination for nearly 1,600 students.
Signature programs such as media studies, business analytics, STEM Education and kinesiology/masters of athletic training, differentiate Loras College and allow students to access 21st century work skills at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
General Information (2016-2017)
Admissions: 563-588-7236 or 800-245-6727
Financial Aid: 563-588-7136 or 800-245-6727
FAFSA Code: 001873
|Enrollment: 1,569||Priority Deadline for Financial Aid: April 15|
|Tuition & Fees: $31,525||Estimated Books & Supplies: $1,100|
|On-Campus Room & Board: $7,700||Minimum Admission Requirement: Recommended minimum 2.5 GPA and 20 ACT score|
|Types of Programs: Liberal Arts and General, Teacher Preparation, Pre-Professional Programs|
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