University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA

Tuition & Fees

$35,570

$35,570

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
9%
18-23
47%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
54%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,493
Declined + 561
Total Received 2,054
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Private (nonprofit)

1,900

undergraduate students

403

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Aviation
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Codes

SAT 6869
ACT 1358

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,303
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Dubuque, IA

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.

University of Dubuque
2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/4
19%

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
9%
18-23
47%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
54%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived in special circumstances)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Robert Broshous
Dean of Admission
P: 563 589-3000
F: 563 589-3690
admssns@dbq.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,434.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,070
Room $5,150
Board $5,060
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $950
Total $46,730
Average Financial Aid - $31,434
Total with Avg. Aid $15,296

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,637,939
State $1,878,350
Institutional $17,266,914
Other external $7,803,223
Total $30,586,426

Non-need-based

Federal $3,811
State $10,275
Institutional $3,556,943
Other external $5,539,551
Total $9,110,580
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 563 589-3396
F: 563 589-3690
finaid@dbq.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Teresa Brahm
Director of Student Financial Planning
tbrahm@dbq.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, dodgeball, floor hockey, footgolf, golf, handball, non-tackle football, pickleball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Dan Runkle (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Rivers Conference
Mascot
Spartans
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Aviation Technology
Aviation Leadership
Aviation Management
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Christian Studies
Communication
Communication Management
Computer Forensics/Security
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Technology
Criminal Justice
Digital Art/Design
Divinity
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Fine/Performing Arts
Flight Operations
Health Care Administration
Health Education Teaching
Human Health Science
Human Resource Management
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Mission/Discipleship
Nursing
Organizational Diversity/Inclusion
Philosophy/Ethics
Physical Education Teaching
Physician Assistant Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sport Management
Sports Marketing/Management
Theology
Wellness/Exercise Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Aviation

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-theology

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 Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/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

  • 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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Great Britain
Italy
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bob Broshous
Director of International Admission
563 589-3199
bbroshou@dbq.edu

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