Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

Tuition & Fees

$35,750

$35,750

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
40%
600-699
6%
500-599
61%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
47%
12-17
36%
30-36
1%
24-29
27%
18-23
42%
12-17
30%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
71%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,008
Declined + 66
Total Received 1,074
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Private (nonprofit)

680

undergraduate students

220

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business
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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 900
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
90%
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
17%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
40%
600-699
6%
500-599
61%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
47%
12-17
36%
30-36
1%
24-29
27%
18-23
42%
12-17
30%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
71%
12-17
11%

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 or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,008
Declined + 66
Total Received 1,074

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Minority affiliation
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,781.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,650
Room $4,800
Board $5,400
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,330
Total $47,280
Average Financial Aid - $30,781
Total with Avg. Aid $16,499

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,220,996
State $860,966
Institutional $7,439,078
Other external $265,296
Total $9,786,336

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,272,045
Other external $15,185
Total $1,287,230
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Robert Hoover
Director of Financial Aid
robert.hoover@clarke.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
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
Mascot
Pride, Cuttie the Lion
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Digital Media Studies
Education
English
Graphic Design
Health Wellness/Behavioral Sciences
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Psychology
Social Work
Sport Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • 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

900

total students

33%

in-state

67%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

680
students

Female
54%
368

Male
46%
312

24%

220
students

Female
80%
177

Male
20%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

644
students

Female
54%
344

Male
46%
300

6%

36
students

Female
67%
24

Male
33%
12

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) 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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