Loras College

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Loras College can be found in Dubuque, IA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,700 students enrolled per year at Loras College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 828 (25th percentile) to 1135 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Loras College average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. Loras College admits around 70 percent of those that apply. Of those that are admitted, nearly 32 percent attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at loras.edu.

Overall Loras College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Loras College was reported as 69.0% in Fall 2013 with over 1,870 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Loras College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Loras College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Loras College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.4%
  • 2010-2011: 64.0%
  • 2011-2012: 76.2%
  • 2012-2013: 67.9%
  • 2013-2014: 69.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 68.8%

How Does Loras College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Loras College is twenty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Clarke University77.5%
University of Dubuque77.4%
Cornell College64.1%
Mount Mercy University68.5%
Coe College61.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Loras College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math18 - 25
Composite Score21 - 26
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