University of Dubuque

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General Information

Admission Office

2000 University Avenue

Dubuque, IA 52001-5099

(563) 589-3200

(800) 722-5583

Fax: (563) 589-3690



Contact: Jesse James

Dean of Admission
Main Address

2000 University Avenue

Dubuque, IA 52001

(563) 589-3000

www.dbq.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,323

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 337

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,321

Graduate enrollment: 102

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 70%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art B
Graphic Design B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Planetary Sciences B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation B
Aviation Management B
Flight Instruction 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.

University of Dubuque Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (563) 589-3000
Website: www.dbq.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.dbq.edu/Admission/ApplyOnline/
Address: 2000 University Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,302
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,017 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,570
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,570
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,390

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

University of Dubuque Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Dubuque.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 41
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3
Education 9
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 1415

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Dubuque 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 $35,570
Out-of-state $35,570
Books and supplies $950

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,140
Out-of-state $13,140

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 487 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 475 92% $19,390
Student loan aid 424 82% $11,198

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,768 90% $18,427
Federal student loans 1,623 82% $8,400

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,054 1,187 867
Percent admitted 100% 72% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19% 21% 16%

Admissions Considerations

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

University of Dubuque Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,302
Undergraduate enrollment 1,900
Graduate enrollment 402

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

University of Dubuque Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

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