University description (as per official university website)
Loras College offers over 40 different majors and 13 pre-professional areas of study ranging from Biological Research to Electromechanical Engineering to English Writing. In addition to classes for your major, you will also take courses from our liberal arts curriculum that will teach you to speak, write and think critically. The 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio at Loras allows for valuable mentoring opportunities with your professors. There are also student support services such as math and writing labs to help students achieve success in college. To assist international students in getting acquainted, students will participate in an orientation program run by the Office of Intercultural Programs and will work with an academic advisor to help select the appropriate classes. Scholarships are available to all full-time international students. Loras is proud to be one of only three schools in Iowa that provides its students with laptop computers for their personal use.
The campus is situated on the high bluffs of the Mississippi River, overlooking the city of Dubuque, Iowa; a small, safe city of 67,000 people. Dubuque is only a three-hour drive from larger metropolitan areas like Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On campus, you will find new and exciting ways to get involved. There are more than 55 clubs and organizations and over 90 intramural activities offered. From archery and water basketball to student government and concert choir; there is something for everyone. Loras is a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, NCAA Division III. There are 21 varsity sports offered – 11 for men and 10 for women.
Programs of study:
Biology - Secondary Education
Chemistry- Secondary Ed
Comm Arts-Public Relaitons
Instr Strategist 7-12 / K-6
Unified Early Childhood
Greek and Roman Studies
Integrated Visual Arts
Management Information Systems
Media Studies (TV/Radio)
Physical Education Teaching
Physical Education & Sport Studies
Physics Secondary Education
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
Gift assistance awards (scholarships, grants and special awards) are not repaid. Typically they are awarded based on need or merit consideration.
MERIT-BASED ASSISTANCE & LORAS COLLEGE SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships available to only U.S. Citizens and permanent residents. These awards are based upon academic merit to full time students, not financial need.
Grant assistance is available to full time students who complete the FASFA and demonstrate financial need.
ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE / SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Office of Financial Planning receives information from a variety of organizations and companies who offer scholarships to students. Award amounts and criteria, as well as deadline dates, vary for each scholarship. It is recommended that these resources be pursued early in the admissions and financial assistance processes.
LORAS COLLEGE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
Loras College offers renewable tuition awards for qualified, incoming, full-time (12 credits or more) transfer students. Awards will be b