Tuition & Fees

$33,350

$33,350

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
38%
400-499
37%
600-699
12%
500-599
69%
400-499
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
18%
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
39%
12-17
21%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
53%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 728
Declined + 421
Total Received 1,149
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Private (nonprofit)

768

undergraduate students

271

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 6099
ACT 1290

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Location

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 1,039
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Dubuque, IA

55-acre campus in Dubuque (population: 58,276). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
38%
400-499
37%
600-699
12%
500-599
69%
400-499
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
18%
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
39%
12-17
21%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
53%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
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

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 728
Declined + 421
Total Received 1,149

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

Jay Fedje
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 383-2345
F: 563 588-6789
admissions@clarke.edu

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,131

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,300
Room $4,600
Board $5,000
Additional fees $1,050
Books & supplies $1,330
Total $44,280
Average Financial Aid - $27,131
Total with Avg. Aid $17,149

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,281,951
State $905,876
Institutional $7,457,035
Other external $199,602
Total $9,844,464

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,098,496
Other external $12,456
Total $1,110,952
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 563 588-6327
F: 563 588-6789
financialaid@clarke.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kristin Look
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
kristin.look@clarke.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Dance, Fishing

Club Sports - Women's

Dance, Fishing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Skiing, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Curt Long (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Collegiate Conference, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pride, Cuttie the Lion
School colors
blue and gold

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,039

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

768
students

Female
64%
493

Male
36%
275

26%

271
students

Female
77%
209

Male
23%
62

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

708
students

Female
65%
455

Male
35%
253

8%

60
students

Female
64%
38

Male
36%
22

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
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

52%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Ecuador
Japan
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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