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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
540
25th
430
75th
22
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,272
Declined 574
Total Received 1,846
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Private

1,370

undergraduate students

224

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 1,594
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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

  • Campus Setting: Large town

La Roche University
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA
15237

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
540
25th
430
75th
22
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,272
Declined 574
Total Received 1,846

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

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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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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,636

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,470
Room $7,770
Board $4,500
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $43,790
Average Financial Aid - $16,636
Total with Avg. Aid $27,154

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,239,727
State $1,476,301
Institutional $1,961,723
Other external
Total $5,677,751

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $14,069,671
Other external $616,805
Total $14,686,476

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, fishing, flag football, karate, roller hockey, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Dance, General. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Chemistry. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other. yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
Interior Architecture. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes yes
National Security Policy Studies. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Information Technology
  3. Health Sciences

Programs Offered

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

1,594

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

1,370
students

Female
57%
785

Male
43%
585

14%

224
students

Female
69%
154

Male
31%
70

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

1,091
students

Female
56%
606

Male
44%
485

20%

279
students

Female
64%
179

Male
36%
100

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
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

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