University of Dubuque


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Iowa


The University of Dubuque is a small private university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The university's curriculum has a liberal arts focus, but the school also has several professional programs such as nursing and flight operations (the university has a facility at the Dubuque Airport). Professional fields in business, computer information systems, and aviation are among the most popular with undergraduates. At the master's level, the university has a robust MBA program. Academics at UD are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life is active and includes a small fraternity and sorority system. In athletics, the UD Spartans compete in the NCAA Division III Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The university fields nine men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Aviation Management, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Flight Operations

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1583
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 1687
Faculty: 83

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: 55%
Percent Female: 45%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 33%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 46%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

2000 University Ave
Dubuque Iowa 52001


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Main Phone: 563-589-3000

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 18 23
English 16 22
Math 17 23
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 400 490
Math 390 520

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 80%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -80%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 950

Other Expenses: 900

Room and Board: 7580

Tuition and Fees: 22620

Total Cost: 32050

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 11053

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 92%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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