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Dubuque: beauty and business.

Loras College overlooks the mighty Mississippi and the vibrant city of Dubuque, Iowa. Take advantage of the area’s natural riverfront landscape, a renewed downtown and the internship and employment opportunities at global companies. Find out why Forbes magazine named Dubuque one of the “Best Small Places for Business and Careers.”


Degrees with a strong return.

A Loras College education proves to be a financially rewarding investment. A full 98% of 2021 graduates were employed or continuing their education within one year of graduation. Transferring here is as simple as 1-2-3 with Loras College’s compact 3-step process. Transfer your credits and take the next step toward completing your 4-year degree.



Let your interest lead to a program.

With over 40 majors and minors to explore, your passions can point the way to the program that’s right for you–and your future. View a variety of our Equivalency Guides for course equivalencies from many community and technical colleges or try our Transfer Credit Search for college courses you have taken or plan to take.

Complete Your Degree

Meet one-on-one with a faculty advisor to map out your degree completion plan. Gain valuable experience in your field through internships and community-based learning.


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management

Affordable Value

Transfer students are eligible for generous merit scholarships and need-based grants. The financial planning office works closely with each student to access the most financial aid possible.

Communication Arts

  • Creative Writing
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Public Relations
  • Spanish

Social and Human Services

  • Criminal Justice
  • Elementary Education
  • International Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology


  • Athletic Training
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Research
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Pre-Health Professions

Campus Life

With more than 80 co-curricular clubs and organizations, students at Loras are involved! Whether you choose to compete on one of our NCAA Division III teams or be a broadcaster on our award-winning LCTV, you’ll find many ways to be engaged and grow as a leader at Loras.

Values and Identity

Founded in 1839 by Bishop Loras, Loras is a Catholic college. We value the dignity of all people and create an environment where people from all faith traditions, or none at all, can find the spiritual growth they desire.

Financial Aid

At Loras College, financial access to education is one of our defining values. We are committed to helping all our students make their degrees affordable—which is why 100% of our students receive some form of financial aid.

Launch your future at Loras College.

If you have questions, we have answers! Whether it’s about financial aid, transfer credits or how long it will take you to complete your degree, our advisors are ready to fill you in. View a variety of our Equivalency Guides below from many community and technical colleges or try our Transfer Credit Search for college courses you have taken or plan to take. See our Transfer Credit Policy.


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