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 1,600 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 965 (25th percentile) to 1145 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 25 (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 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. Loras College admits around 80 percent of those that apply. Of those that are admitted, nearly 29 percent attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at loras.edu.

Overall Loras College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Loras College was reported as 75.3% in Fall 2020 with over 1,490 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: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

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 getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 92.4%
  • 2017-2018: 95.1%
  • 2018-2019: 92.7%
  • 2019-2020: 75.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 80.1%

How Does Loras College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Loras College is thirty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Clarke University93.9%
University of Dubuque72.7%
Cornell College61.8%
Mount Mercy University66.0%
Upper Iowa University51.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Loras College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 575
Math485 - 570
Total Score965 - 1145
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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