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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
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
46%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
52%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
3%
30-36
0
24-29
15%
18-23
51%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
40%
6-11
11%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
36%
12-17
51%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,218
Declined + 102
Total Received 1,320
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Private (nonprofit)

1,406

undergraduate students

149

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 1,555
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: 303,625). 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
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
46%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
52%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
3%
30-36
0
24-29
15%
18-23
51%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
40%
6-11
11%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
36%
12-17
51%
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

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,218
Declined + 102
Total Received 1,320

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


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 - $29,356
Total with Avg. Aid $8,572

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,356

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,185,324
State $1,592,801
Institutional $1,725,646
Other external $0
Total $5,503,771

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $11,184,048
Other external $919,026
Total $12,103,074

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
Exercise/Sports Science
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
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Nursing
Performing Arts/Dance
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Radiography
Radiologic Technology
Religious Studies
Sociology
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Undergraduate

90%

1,406
students

Female
55%
769

Male
45%
637

Graduate

10%

149
students

Female
72%
107

Male
28%
42

undergraduateFull-time

81%

1,151
students

Female
53%
607

Male
47%
544

undergraduatePart-time

19%

255
students

Female
64%
162

Male
36%
93

Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
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

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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
Kenya
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
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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