Tuition & Fees

$29,464

$29,464

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
4%
600-699
7%
500-599
49%
400-499
33%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
55%
12-17
35%
6-11
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
6%
18-23
47%
12-17
35%
6-11
8%
24-29
12%
18-23
37%
12-17
51%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,301
Declined + 8
Total Received 1,309
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Private (nonprofit)

1,289

undergraduate students

154

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Information Technology
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Codes

SAT 2379
ACT 3607

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Location

School Facts

LaRoche College, 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 1,443
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: 302,407). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

La Roche College
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
4%
600-699
7%
500-599
49%
400-499
33%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
55%
12-17
35%
6-11
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
6%
18-23
47%
12-17
35%
6-11
8%
24-29
12%
18-23
37%
12-17
51%
6-11
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

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,301
Declined + 8
Total Received 1,309

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

Hope Schiffgens
Executive Director for Enrollment
P: 800 838-4LRC
F: 412 536-1048
admissions@laroche.edu

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,921

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,614
Room $7,540
Board $4,370
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $42,574
Average Financial Aid - $31,921
Total with Avg. Aid $10,653

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,314,898
State $1,569,048
Institutional $2,045,164
Other external
Total $5,929,110

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,786,416
Other external $630,677
Total $13,417,093
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 412 536-1125
F: 412 536-1072

Financial Aid Officer

Sharon Platt
Director of Financial Aid
sharon.platt@laroche.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Fishing, Flag Football, Karate, Roller Hockey, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Jim Tinkey (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Katherine Golebie (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Redhawks
School colors
red, white, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Communication Media/Technology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary 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
Sociology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Information Technology

Programs Offered

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

1,443

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

1,289
students

Female
56%
723

Male
44%
566

11%

154
students

Female
65%
100

Male
35%
54

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,118
students

Female
55%
614

Male
45%
504

14%

171
students

Female
64%
109

Male
36%
62

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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

99%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented China
India
Kenya
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
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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