University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque Ranking

country rank: 1158
world rank: 3201

University Overview

Discover the University of Dubuque

A Rich History and Strong Affiliation

The University of Dubuque ranking, founded in 1852, holds a prestigious place in the world of higher education. This non-profit private institution is nestled in the charming city of Dubuque, Iowa, with a population ranging between 50,000 and 249,999. Its roots run deep in the Christian-Presbyterian faith, and it is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Diverse Academic Offerings

The University of Dubuque (UD) prides itself on being a small but dynamic institution with an enrollment range of 2,000 to 2,999 students. At UD, you’ll find a wide array of courses and programs, leading to officially recognized degrees, including bachelor’s and master’s degrees, in various fields of study. Explore our comprehensive degree levels and fields of study matrix below to see the wealth of opportunities we offer.

Selective Admissions and Global Welcome

Our 168-year-old institution maintains a selective admissions policy, considering entrance exams and applicants’ academic records and grades. The admission rates typically range from 70 to 80 percent, ensuring a diverse and talented student body. Students from all corners of the globe are encouraged to apply, contributing to the rich tapestry of our campus community.

Comprehensive Student Services

At the University of Dubuque ranking, we understand that a holistic student experience goes beyond academics. That’s why we offer a range of services, including a well-equipped library, comfortable housing options, state-of-the-art sports facilities, financial aid and scholarships, exciting study abroad and exchange programs, convenient online courses, and distance learning opportunities, as well as a dedicated administrative support system. We’re here to support your academic and personal journey every step of the way.

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

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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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