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Tuition & Fees

$28,900

$28,900

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 969
Declined + 281
Total Received 1,250
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1  :  10

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration
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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 1,225
Established in 1843
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 6099
ACT 1290

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

1,011

undergraduate students

214

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
45%
400-499
45%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
45%
400-499
45%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
40%
18-23
41%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
59%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Dubuque, IA

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Dubuque, IA

55-acre campus in Dubuque (population: 58,155). 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
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
45%
400-499
45%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
45%
400-499
45%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
40%
18-23
41%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
59%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 969
Declined + 281
Total Received 1,250

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $28,000
Room $4,100
Board $4,300
Additional fees $900
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $38,400
Average Financial Aid - $22,591
Total with Avg. Aid $15,809

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,591

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,627,143
State $1,337,879
Institutional $6,655,711
Other external $129,773
Total $9,750,506

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $740,322
Other external $12,085
Total $752,407

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
Midwestern Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Cuttie Crusaders
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/Speech
Education
English
Food Science
History
History/Political Science
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music/Ministry
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
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Undergraduate

83%

1,011
students

Female
66%
669

Male
34%
342

Graduate

17%

214
students

Female
73%
157

Male
27%
57

undergraduateFull-time

86%

877
students

Female
67%
585

Male
33%
292

undergraduatePart-time

14%

134
students

Female
63%
84

Male
37%
50

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
88%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

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 All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
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
  • Co-op education
  • 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
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
France
Germany
Ireland
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Alicia Schmitt
Senior Admissions Counselor
563 588-6373
alicia.schmitt@clarke.edu

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