Tuition & Fees

$35,570

$35,570

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
11%
600-699
6%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
13%
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
41%
12-17
40%
6-11
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
35%
12-17
46%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
52%
12-17
33%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,947
Declined + 719
Total Received 2,666
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Private (nonprofit)

1,965

undergraduate students

416

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 2,381
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: 58,531), 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
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
6%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/4
19%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
11%
600-699
6%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
13%
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
41%
12-17
40%
6-11
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
35%
12-17
46%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
52%
12-17
33%

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

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,947
Declined + 719
Total Received 2,666

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

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,833

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 - $30,833
Total with Avg. Aid $15,897

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,184,388
State $2,019,770
Institutional $20,820,253
Other external $6,651,754
Total $33,676,165

Non-need-based

Federal $9,340
State $14,828
Institutional $3,282,095
Other external $4,418,526
Total $7,724,789
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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 Management
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Christian Studies
Communication
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 Education Teaching
Human Health Science
Human Resource Management
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Mission/Discipleship
Nursing
Philosophy/Ethics
Physical Education Teaching
Physician Assistant Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sports Marketing/Management
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

2,381

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,965
students

Female
44%
867

Male
56%
1,098

17%

416
students

Female
56%
234

Male
44%
182

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

1,674
students

Female
42%
700

Male
58%
974

15%

291
students

Female
58%
167

Male
42%
124

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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 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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