Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$34,670

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
39%
600-699
6%
500-599
60%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
71%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

48%

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

761

undergraduate students

271

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,032
Established in 1843
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dubuque Regional

Clarke University
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque
52001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61.1%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Admissions Student Team
  • Student Multicultural Organization
  • Concert Choir
  • Campus Ministry
  • Student Government

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • May Daze
  • Christmas Dinner
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
39%
600-699
6%
500-599
60%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
71%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.36

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,008
Declined 66
Total Received 1,074

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $33,600
Room & board $10,000
Additional fees $1,070
Books & supplies $1,330
Other fees $1,900
Total $47,900
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Tennis, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Tennis, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Graphic Design
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Musical Theatre
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,032

total students

33%

in-state

67%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

761
students

Female
48%
368

Male
41%
312

34%

352
students

Female
82%
287

Male
18%
65

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

66

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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