University of Dubuque Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Dubuque, IA, University of Dubuque is one of the best universities in the state of Iowa. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Dubuque in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Dubuque.

2000 University Avenue Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: (800) 722-5583
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Rankings: University of Dubuque

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 62
Average freshman retention rate: 64.2%
6-year graduation rate: 40.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 57
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 59.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 14:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 73.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 67
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 18-23
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 8%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 24%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 70.4%
Financial resources rank: 13
Alumni giving rank: 54
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 13.0%

University of Dubuque History

Essential Facts: University of Dubuque

  • University of Dubuque’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities Midwest, #95.
  • University of Dubuque follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 45 majors.
  • The University of Dubuque is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Founded as a school for prospective pastors in 1852, the College of Liberal Arts was added several years later.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: N/A
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 75%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook