La Roche College

College Degree Finder

School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 536-1271
(800) 838-4572
Fax: (412) 536-1048

Contact: David McFarland
Director of Admissions
Main Address
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 367-9300

Total undergrads: 1,293
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 228
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,228
Graduate enrollment: 132

Suburban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 57%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Real Estate B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B


Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Radiologic Technology A,B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Respiratory Therapy B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Emergency Management/Homeland Security B
National Security Studies B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

La Roche University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (412) 367-9300
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5898
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,401
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 791 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,464
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,464
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,051

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

La Roche University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at La Roche University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 362
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41
Education 211
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1232
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 72396

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at La Roche University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $29,464
Out-of-state $29,464
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $18,500
Out-of-state $18,500

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 201 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 201 89% $20,051
Student loan aid 111 49% $6,240

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,046 81% $16,406
Federal student loans 787 61% $7,052

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for La Roche University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled La Roche University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,220 502 718
Percent admitted 100% 100% 99%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 17% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

La Roche University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,401
Undergraduate enrollment 1,241
Graduate enrollment 160

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

La Roche University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

If you work for a school and would like to update your data please contact us.

Enjoy this post? Don't forget to share.

Recent Comments