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Tuition & Fees

$31,950

$31,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
17%
500-599
42%
400-499
25%
300-399
16%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
58%
30-36
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
36%
18-23
56%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 761
Declined + 411
Total Received 1,172
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Private (nonprofit)

801

undergraduate students

242

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 6099
ACT 1290

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School Facts

Clarke University, founded in 1843, is a coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic church. Its campus is located in Dubuque, IA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,043
Established in 1843
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Dubuque, IA

55-acre campus in Dubuque (population: 58,531). Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Chicago (150 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Clarke University
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
17%
500-599
42%
400-499
25%
300-399
16%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
58%
30-36
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
36%
18-23
56%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 761
Declined + 411
Total Received 1,172

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Julie Cirks
Director of Admissions
P: 800 383-2345
F: 563 588-6789
admissions@clarke.edu

Cost

Tuition $30,950
Room $4,500
Board $4,900
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $1,340
Total $42,690
Average Financial Aid - $26,183
Total with Avg. Aid $16,507

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,183

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,256,873
State $1,191,220
Institutional $6,998,230
Other external $205,037
Total $9,651,360

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $959,784
Other external $18,399
Total $978,183

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Collegiate Conference, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Cuttie Crusader
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Drama
Education
English
Environmental Studies
Food Science
Graphic Design
History
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Sport Management
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Undergraduate

77%

801
students

Female
66%
529

Male
34%
272

Graduate

23%

242
students

Female
82%
198

Male
18%
44

undergraduateFull-time

91%

732
students

Female
66%
481

Male
34%
251

undergraduatePart-time

9%

69
students

Female
70%
48

Male
30%
21

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Australia
East Timor
Japan
Scotland
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Alicia Schmitt
Associate Director of Admissions
563 588-6373
alicia.schmitt@clarke.edu

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