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:www.dbq.edu/admission/applyonline/
Address:2000 University Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,294
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,926 (84% 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:$28,700
Out-of-state Tuition:$28,700
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,525

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Dubuque Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education8
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations2
Transportation and Materials Moving2
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total404

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$28,700
Out-of-state$28,700
Books and supplies$950

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,700
Out-of-state$11,700

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid42797%
Grant or scholarship aid40492%$17,525
Student loan aid40492%$12,293

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,80598%$15,869
Federal student loans1,42777%$7,170

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,662996666
Percent admitted100%75%77%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%30%22%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment2,294
Undergraduate enrollment1,924
Graduate enrollment370

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The 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 (University of Dubuque Theological Seminary )
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

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