Loras College

, IA,
3.65 Average Rating

Founded in 1839, Loras College is a liberal arts school affiliated with the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Loras is the first college created in Iowa and is rated as having “selective” admissions. All first-year students are required to complete a January Term, or J-Term, which is a three-week experiential learning course.  Loras College is an inclusive institution and hosts a Children of Abraham program where Christians, Muslims, and Jews are invited to the school for public conversations on religious principles.


Average Net Price
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Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
Average SAT Composite: 1088

What Students Are Saying

3.65 Average Rating
Loras is a small school offering many opportunities to get involved. Having a smaller campus allows close contact with professors. It is also very easy to get involved in almost anything desired.
Kristina from Sumner, IA
I love going to Loras. The professors are very knowledgeable and great at what they do, teaching! The only 'bad' thing about Loras is that it is not a very good campus for those with physical disabilities.
T from Dubuque, IA

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