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Tuition & Fees

$27,000

$27,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
30%
400-499
45%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
47%
300-399
21%
200-299
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
56%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
44%
12-17
28%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
23%
18-23
39%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,114
Declined + 53
Total Received 1,167
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Private (nonprofit)

1,398

undergraduate students

125

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Management
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 2379
ACT 3607

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School Facts

LaRoche, founded in 1963, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 43-acre campus is located in a residential area in the north hills of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,523
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Pittsburgh, PA

43-acre, suburban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 305,841). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

La Roche College
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
30%
400-499
45%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
47%
300-399
21%
200-299
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
56%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
44%
12-17
28%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
23%
18-23
39%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
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 Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,114
Declined + 53
Total Received 1,167

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Terrance Kizina
Director of Admissions
P: 800 838-4LRC
F: 412 536-1048
admissions@laroche.edu

Cost

Tuition $26,200
Room $6,112
Board $3,616
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $37,928
Average Financial Aid - $27,782
Total with Avg. Aid $10,146

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,782

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,963,795
State $1,603,407
Institutional $1,620,252
Other external
Total $5,187,454

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $9,010,128
Other external $630,768
Total $9,640,896

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Redhawks
School colors
red, white, and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Communication Media/Technology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
English Education
English Literature/Language
English/Professional Writing
Film/Video/Media
Finance
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
Human Resources Management
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Affairs
International Management
Leadership/Administrative Development
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
National Security Studies
Nursing
Performing Arts/Dance
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Radiography
Radiologic Technology
Religious Studies
Sociology
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Undergraduate

92%

1,398
students

Female
56%
784

Male
44%
614

Graduate

8%

125
students

Female
69%
86

Male
31%
39

undergraduateFull-time

83%

1,162
students

Female
54%
623

Male
46%
539

undergraduatePart-time

17%

236
students

Female
69%
161

Male
31%
75

Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented China
Equatorial Guinea
Kenya
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
The Republic Of Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Natasha Garrett
Director of International Student Services
412 536-1296
garretn1@laroche.edu

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