Loras College

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Basic Information

Address: 1450 Alta Vista St., Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563-588-7100
President: Jim Collins

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Additional Information

School Type: College
Organization Affiliation: Catholic, Liberal Arts
Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's, Master's

School Size: 1,400
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Community:

Dubuque, Iowa

Housing Availability:

Yes

Housing Type: Residential dorms, campus-owned houses and apartments
Diversity: Representative of the U.S. population
Tuition:

33,500

Financial Aid:

Yes, current students avg. $20,500 in annual aid

Disability Services:

Lynch Learning Center - Ranked among the best in the nation for students with autism.

Activities:

Student-led organizations, 24 varsity sponsored sports (Duhawks.com), academic and competition clubs.

Clubs:
  • Advertising and Marketing Association
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Society
  • American Chemical Society Student
  • Affiliates
  • Athletic Training Club
  • Business Club (Phi Beta Lambda)
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma
  • Economics Club
  • eDUcation Club
  • Engineering and Physics Club
  • Health Club (Du Health Club)
  • Kinesiology Club
  • Mock Trial
  • Moot Court Team
  • Mathematics Club
  • Neuroscience Club
  • Paideia (Honors Student Organization)
  • Philosophy Club
  • PR Solutions
  • Psi Chi (Psychology Club)
  • Social Work Council
  • Spanish Club
  • Sport Business Club
  • Duhawk Spirit Squad
  • DuTri Loras Triathlon Club
  • Intramurals and Recreation
  • Loras Hockey Club
  • Rugby Football Club
  • Ultimate Club
  • Varsity Athletics
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Breitbach Catholic Thinkers and Leaders
  • LEAD 4 LORAS
  • Residence Life
  • Student Alumni Council
  • KLCR
  • LCTV (Loras College Television)
  • MyDuhawk
  • The Lorian
  • Purgold Yearbook
  • Choirs
  • Drumline
  • Duhawkapella
  • Guild of St. Genesius
  • Instrumental Groups
  • Loras Players
  • Art Club
  • Black Student Union
  • Breaking the Silence
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Marathon
  • Daughters of Christ the King
  • Daughters of Isabella
  • Du-Buddies
  • Duhawks for Life
  • DuHealth Committee
  • Environmental Action Forum
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Literary Society
  • Loras College Alliance
  • Loras College Democrats
  • Loras College Republicans
  • Optimist Club
  • Overcoming Violence and Empowering Positive Relationships (OVE+R)
  • Smash Bros Community
  • UNICEF at Loras
  • Young Democratic Socialists
  • Better Together
  • CORE
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Office of Spiritual Life
  • Campus Ministry
  • DuPeace & Justice
  • Loras Student Union
  • College Activities Board
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Senior Year Experience
  • Junior Year Experience
  • Sophomore Year Experience
  • First Year Class Experience
Sports:

Baseball
M/W Basketball
Cheerleading
M/W Cross Country
Football
M/W Golf
Women's Lacrosse
M/W Soccer
Softball
M/W Swimming & Diving
M/W Tennis
M/W Track & Field
M/W Volleyball
Wrestling

School Championships:

2019 Women's Outdoor Track & Field - NCAA

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Yes

Majors:

Accounting

Biochemistry

Biological Research

Biology

Business Administration

Business Analytics

Chemistry

Computer Science

Criminal Justice

Data Science

Education--Elementary

Education--Secondary

Engineering

English--Literature

English--Creative Writing

Finance

History

International Studies

Kinesiology

Management
Information Systems

Marketing

Mathematics

Media Studies

Music

Neuroscience

Philosophy

Politics

Psychology

Public Relations

Religious Studies

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish

Sport Management

Study Abroad:

Argentina
Ireland
Portugal
Spain
Belize
China
Costa Rica
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Italy
Mexico
Peru
Slovakia
and more!

Computer Capabilities:

Every student is given a school-issued laptop

Admissions Requirements:

Minimum automatic admission requirements:
2.5 GPA
20 ACT/1030 SAT

Students who don't meet those requirements are still eligible, but will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the Director of Admission.
 

Application/Transfer Deadlines:

Loras offers rolling admission. There are no deadlines.

International Students:

All are welcome

Mission Statement:

Loras, as a Catholic liberal arts college, creates a community of active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision-makers and responsible contributors in diverse professional, social and religious roles.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Loras is committed to creating an environment where every member is beloved and accepted. Grounded in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and guided by Catholic Social Teaching, the Loras community supports diversity, equity, and inclusion and together creates a culture of mutual respect and understanding for one another. This is a shared vision and a shared responsibility inspired by the life of Jesus.

Notable Graduates/Alumni:

Don Ameche, Bill Bartmann, Rod Blum, Red Faber, Greg Gumbel, Chris Jans, Pam Jochum, Michael M. Mihm, Robert W. Pratt, John Joseph Paul, David Rabe, Jim Romagna, Father Aloysius Schmitt, Thomas P. Sullivan, Thomas Tauke

Social Media:

Facebook: /lorascollege
Twitter: @lorascollege
Instagram: @lorascollege
LinkedIn: /lorascollege