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University of Dubuque

2000 University Ave, Dubuque, IA

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University of Dubuque is a nonprofit private institution that has a large selection of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Dubuque, Iowa, in a predominantly urban area. The school's Presbyterian Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Approximately 2,000 students are enrolled annually at University of Dubuque.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Education

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the school. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 790 to 1010 for the SAT exam and within the range of 18 to 23 on the ACT is common among students admitted to this school. Approximately 80 percent of all applicant were accepted at this school, with 40 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $25,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus for around a cost of $4,000 annually. Students at University of Dubuque may be eligible for aid which is generally grants and loans.

The mascot for University of Dubuque is the "Spartans", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Sports available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, tuition information, areas of study offered, and much more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.dbq.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students University of Dubuque accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

University of Dubuque has a total student population of about 2,200. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 20% enrolling as graduate students and 85% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $27,000-$32,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $710 to $850 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$15,961
Receiving Student Loans91%$11,877
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of Dubuque may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Dubuque is close to 47%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years29%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)
  • Theology (Ministry) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 1944)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Dubuque is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Basketball (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Track and Field (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Football (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Dubuque by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Dubuque for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
77.42%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
97%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$16,503