La Roche University

Pittsburgh, PA

La Roche University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$30,320

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
31%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
37%
300-399
12%
24-29
11%
18-23
61%
12-17
28%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,213
Declined 7
Total Received 1,220
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Private

1,241

undergraduate students

160

graduate students

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School Facts

LaRoche University, founded in 1963, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 43-acre campus is located in a residential area in the north hills of Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,401
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

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43-acre, suburban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 302,407). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

La Roche University
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh
15237

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • American Society of Interior Design
  • student government
  • Marketing Club

Top Events

  • Gateway Clipper Cruise
  • Festival of Lights
  • Globe Fashion Show
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
63%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
31%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
37%
300-399
12%
24-29
11%
18-23
61%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,213
Declined 7
Total Received 1,220

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,470
Room & board $12,270
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,530
Total $45,320

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Community Services
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Finance, General
General Studies
History, General
Information Technology
Interior Architecture
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,401

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

1,241
students

Female
57%
702

Male
43%
539

11%

160
students

Female
68%
108

Male
32%
52

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,070
students

Female
55%
588

Male
45%
482

14%

171
students

Female
67%
114

Male
33%
57

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

173

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
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 no
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
  • Veteran student

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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