Loras College

Dubuque, IA, USA
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
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
Average SAT Composite: 1088

What Students Are Saying

3.65 Average Rating
Loras is summed up in a simple phrase that is life here today and for tomorrow....Be More...Be Loras!!! The Loras College has everything one needs for their College Education and tomorrow's careers complemented with a fantastic College Life, Faculty and Administration. The Student body is very diverse and very involved in life here and in the surrounding community making it easy to choose Loras College as the correct choice for you!!!
Tianna from Spring Hill, FL
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

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