Tuition & Fees

$28,700

$28,700

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
18%
400-499
44%
300-399
24%
200-299
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
16%
400-499
40%
300-399
38%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
50%
12-17
32%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

59%

41%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,258
Declined + 404
Total Received 1,662
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Private (nonprofit)

1,924

undergraduate students

350

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Wellness/exercise Science
  2. Marketing
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 6869
ACT 1358

School Facts

University of Dubuque, founded in 1852, is a private, coeducational, university. Its 77-acre campus is located in a residential area of Dubuque, IA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,274
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Dubuque, IA

77-acre campus in Dubuque (population: 58,253), 180 miles from Chicago. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Chicago; train serves Galesburg, IL (120 miles). Public transportation (bus) serves campus.

University of Dubuque
2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
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

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 2% of male students
 
5 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
14%
Top 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/4
24%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
18%
400-499
44%
300-399
24%
200-299
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
16%
400-499
40%
300-399
38%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
50%
12-17
32%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived in special circumstances)
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 or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,258
Declined + 404
Total Received 1,662

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

Not Considered

Particular talent/ability

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Admissions Contact

Robert Broshous
Dean of Admission
P: 563 589-3000
F: 563 589-3690
admssns@dbq.edu

Cost

Tuition $27,400
Room $4,574
Board $4,550
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $950
Total $38,774
Average Financial Aid - $24,999
Total with Avg. Aid $13,775

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,999

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,176,252
State $2,210,907
Institutional $14,303,087
Other external $4,217,567
Total $24,907,813

Non-need-based

Federal $13,041
State $26,686
Institutional $2,200,478
Other external $2,405,812
Total $4,646,017

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Spartans
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Aviation Technology
Aviation Management
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Christian Studies
Communication
Computer Graphics/Interactive Media
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Technology
Criminal Justice
Divinity
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Fine/Performing Arts
Flight Operations
Human Health Science
Human Resource Management
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Mission/Discipleship
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching
Physician Assistant Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sports Marketing/Management
Wellness/Exercise Science
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Undergraduate

85%

1,924
students

Female
41%
784

Male
59%
1,140

Graduate

15%

350
students

Female
57%
200

Male
43%
150

undergraduateFull-time

87%

1,679
students

Female
39%
644

Male
61%
1,035

undergraduatePart-time

13%

245
students

Female
58%
140

Male
42%
105

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

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) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority 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

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Colombia
Egypt
Great Britain
Mexico
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bob Broshous
Director of International Admission
563 589-3199
bbroshou@dbq.edu

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