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Loras College

Loras College

Loras College


Loras is located in Dubuque, Iowa, along the beautiful Mississippi River

  • Approximately 1,600 students attend Loras.
  • 12:1 student teacher ratio.
  • 94% of faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field.
  • Over 40 undergraduate majors, minors and pre-professional areas of study.
  • 100% of incoming students received Loras scholarships or other financial assistance from a variety of sources, including grants, loans and work study.
  • Over 80 intramural activities, clubs and organizations.
  • 11 women’s varsity sports, 12 men’s varsity sports, NCAA Division III school, participating in the American Rivers Conference.

    Campus Features

    With a stunning campus that is rich in history and built for collaboration, Loras College is the perfect location for your next meeting or conference. Just a few minutes from downtown Dubuque, Loras College facilities can host anywhere from four to 400 with wireless accessibility, auditoriums, on-site catering and more. Take the pain out of planning; contact our team to learn more.


      • #1 "Best Value" among Iowa private institutions according to MONEY magazine.
      • #5 Liberal Arts institution in the nation, Washington Monthly Magazine.
      • 98.4 percent of the class of 2020 reported being employed or continuing their education within one year of graduation.
      • Loras earned the 13th spot among 364 Midwest Regional Colleges in the 2021 edition of “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report.
      • Loras is ranked 2nd among private colleges and universities in Iowa for student return on investment by Affordable Colleges Online. The study was based on tuition, fees and a 30-year wage history of graduates.
      • Loras College is rated the #2 Best Value College/University by Cappex (College Search, Reviews, Scholarships and Admissions).
      • Loras College was the 1st college in the nation to receive the President’s Interfaith Community Service Award. In addition, Loras has been on the President’s Honor Roll with distinction for all five years for its service efforts.


      • Dubuque

        Loras College 1450 Alta Vista St, Dubuque, IA 52001, , Dubuque