Loras College is on a 64-acre campus in a suburban setting in Dubuque, Iowa. Loras College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Loras College also has fraternities and sororities.
Loras College has a thriving Dance Marathon. In fact, more students participate in Dance Marathon than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Loras College include The Lorian, American Chemical Society, DuDawgs and Forward Thinking.
Loras College students' favorite campus events are Family Weekend, Duhawk Day and Loras After Dark.
Loras College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Loras College students live on campus. In 2021, 60% of undergrads at Loras College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Loras College. There are 1,059 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,311 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 758 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Loras College offers coed housing and .
At Loras College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Loras College:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 2|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Club Teamsheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Loras College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Loras College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Loras College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Loras College, take Highway 20 to Dubuque, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dubuque Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Loras College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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