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Our analysis of first-year Loras College students has shown that cumulative high school GPA is the strongest predictor of college success. Loras no longer requires ACT or SAT test scores.


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Small class sizes, dedicated full-time faculty and our award-winning, community-based learning programs give you the foundation to stand out and complete your bachelor’s degree.

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Our master’s, certificate, postbaccalaureate, and licensure programs are designed to help strengthen the connections between academic learning and your profession.

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At Loras College, we welcome transfer students with a simple 3-step process – so when you’re ready to complete your journey, your accomplishments can come with you.

Loras International Students


Loras College is one of the first colleges in the nation to offer #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships to undergraduate international students.


Through internships, service learning and study abroad experiences, you’ll learn more about yourself, your gifts and how to create meaning in the world.


This three-week intensive course uses hands-on learning to immerse you in a single topic of study through simulations, field excursions, international travel and more.


Built into your general education are opportunities to hone interdisciplinary problem-solving skills even as you deepen your knowledge in your major.

Excellence is in everything we do.

See how Loras sets you up for success.


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Come for a personalized tour-meet with current students, explore campus, and see what we’re all about.


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Reliable Returns


Ranked among the top "Best Value" schools in Iowa and the Midwest, Loras gives you the resources to help you succeed. We do this by building a strong connection between academic learning and the real world. If you want an excellent and relevant college experience, we invite you to take a closer look and apply. Because what you learn here is what will make the most significant difference out there.


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Financial Aid & Tuition

Committed to making degrees affordable for all students – 100% of our undergraduate students receive financial aid.

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Online Deposit

When you’re ready to launch your Loras future, submit your deposit online—safely, easily and immediately.

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Find Your Admission Representative
or reach out to Loras College Office of Admission
directly with any of your concerns:


Megan Henderson
Director of Admission
Graduate and Continuing Education
1450 Alta Vista Street
Dubuque, IA 52001


Maria Gentile
Director of Undergraduate Admission
1450 Alta Vista Street
Dubuque, IA 52001