University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$36,610

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
47%
300-399
12%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
39%
300-399
17%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
54%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,493
Declined 561
Total Received 2,054
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Private

1,900

undergraduate students

403

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Dubuque, founded in 1852, is a private, coeducational, university. Its 77-acre campus is located in a residential area of Dubuque, IA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,303
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

77-acre campus in Dubuque (population: 58,276), 180 miles from Chicago. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Chicago; train serves Galesburg, IL (120 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dubuque Regional

University of Dubuque
2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA
52001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Greek Council
  • Saudi Student Organization
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Accounting Club
  • ROTC

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Involvement Fair
  • Finals Feast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
49%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
47%
300-399
12%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
39%
300-399
17%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
54%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,493
Declined 561
Total Received 2,054

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Not Considered

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

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,440

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,060
Room & board $10,500
Additional fees $1,550
Books & supplies $950
Total $48,060
Average Financial Aid - $5,440
Total with Avg. Aid $42,620
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Communication, General
Computer Graphics
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Forensic Science and Technology
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,303

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,900
students

Female
45%
847

Male
55%
1,053

17%

403
students

Female
58%
233

Male
42%
170

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,554
students

Female
43%
655

Male
57%
899

19%

346
students

Female
56%
192

Male
44%
154

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 31%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
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

121

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
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

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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