University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque Ranking

country rank: 1005
world rank: 2857

University Overview

The University of Dubuque ranking was founded in 1852 and is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the small city of Dubuque, Iowa (population range of 50,000-249,999). University of Dubuque (UD) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The University of Dubuque (UD) offers a variety of courses and programs that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 168-year-old American higher-education institution has a selective admissions policy based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution is somewhat selective, with admission rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UD also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

University of Dubuque Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Dubuque
Acronym UD
Founded 1852
Motto Mancherlei Gaben und Ein Geist Many Talents and One Spirit
Colours Royal blue and white

University Location

Address 2000 University Avenue Dubuque 52001 Iowa United States
Tel +1 (563) 589 3000
Fax +1 (563) 589 3169

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2000 University Avenue Dubuque 52001-5099 (563) 589 3200 800 722 5583

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of Dubuque's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 121,935 physical volumes, 6,161 physical media, 29,694 digital/electronic medium and 105 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes University of Dubuque provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 950 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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