University of Dubuque

country rank  1246
world rank  3833

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University Overview

Established in 1852, University of Dubuque is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Dubuque (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Dubuque (UD) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. University of Dubuque (UD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 168 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
52001 Iowa
United States
T +1 (563) 589 3000
F +1 (563) 589 3169

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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
+1 (563) 589 3200
800 722 5583

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Dubuque's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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