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La Roche University

Pittsburgh, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

About La Roche University

La Roche University is a private, liberal arts institution in Western Pennsylvania offering more than 50 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs and one doctoral program in high-demand fields and creative disciplines. Located in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, this residential college provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,400 men and women enjoying a 12:1 student-faculty ratio, 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society. Visit laroche.edu for information.

La Roche University is a private, religious college in the suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. La Roche University was founded in 1963. The college currently enrolls around 1,085 students a year, including 1,085 undergrads.

La Roche University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not difficult to get into La Roche University. Around 99% of applicants get into La Roche University each year. Out of 1,220 applications received in 2021, 1,213 students were offered admission.

La Roche University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 80%

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La Roche University is locatedin the town of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,.

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La Roche University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to La Roche University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to La Roche University is Continuous processing.

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La Roche University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

420 - 550


Reading SAT Range

450 - 590

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Wondering what life at La Roche University is like? There are approximately 1,085 students enrolled at La Roche University. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from PA and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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