Overview

Applicants
1,288
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average HS GPA
2.96

GPA Breakdown

10%
Over 3.75
10%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
34%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 550
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
420 - 550
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 23

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
153
with Terminal Degree
49

111
Men
42
Women
12
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business/Commerce, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Graphics.
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Accounting and Computer Science.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Divinity/Ministry.

  • TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING.

  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Tony Danza
Actor

Dennis Dammerman
CFO, General Electric

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,548

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,697

Average Need-Based Loan
$6,457

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$20,317

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$21,000
Required Fees
$590
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$950

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,500
Transportation for Commuters
$900

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,370
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,548

Demographics

1.42%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.81%
Asian
11.95%
African-American
2.97%
Hispanic
72.55%
Caucasian
8.20%
Unknown

44% female
56% male
53% are out of state
610% are full time
-510% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
48%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
90%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Other

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
50
Number of Honor Societies
4

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
2

4% join a fraternity
4% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Spartans)
10 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Spartans)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
20

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Verna Urbam
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001-5050

Phone
563-589-3200

Email
vurban@dbq.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Coffee Shop
Stoltz Sports Center
Library
Student Union
Chlapaty Recreation & Wellness Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Shopping Mall
5 Flags Concert Center
Ski Slopes
Eagle Point Park
Mississippi River Walk

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Anytime, 8am-5pm, Monday-Saturday
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Anytime

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
jjames@dbq.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
City buses, University Shuttle, Greyhoud bus. Airport is 15 minutes from campus and provides several flights daily to Chicago and Minneapolis, MN.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the South: Take highway 61 to the Grandview Ave. Exit, turn left on Grandview Ave. to University Ave., turn left on University and go two blocks to the campus. From the North: Take Highway 52 (becoems Cetral Ave.), turn right on 10th St. (becomes University Ave.) and go approximately 10 blocks to the campus. From Wisconsin: Take Highway 151/61 in the city to Highway 20 Dodge St., turn right on Highway 20 Dodge St, take the Fremont/Grandview Ave. Exit and turn right on Grandview Ave., turn left on University Ave. and go two blocks to the campus. From Illinois: Take Highway 20 across the The Mississippi River into Dubuque (it becomes Dodge St. in the city), continue to the Fremont/Grandview Ave. Exit, turn right on Grandview Ave. to University Ave. and go two blocks to the campus. From the West: Take Highway 20 into Dubuque to the Freemont/Grandview Ave. Exit, continue past Freemont Ave. on the service street to Grandview Ave., turn left on Grandview Ave. to University Ave., turn left on University Avenue and go two blocks to the campus.

Local Accommodations
Hotels, Motels, $50 to $100 per night. For overnight stays we have negotiaged rates at the following hotels: Best Western Midway (563-557-8000) $69; Hampton Inn (563-690-2005) $69; Heartland Inn (563-582-3752) $65; and MainStay Suites (563-557-7829) $59. To qualify for the discounted rate, please mention the University of Dubuque when making your reservation.


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