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Colleges / University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate85%

About University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque is a private, religious university in the suburb of Dubuque, Iowa. University of Dubuque was founded in 1852. The college enrolls around 1,777 students a year, including 1,461 undergraduate students.

University of Dubuque Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Dubuque. Around 85% of applicants get into University of Dubuque each year. In 2022, 1,579 students applied to University of Dubuque and 1,343 were admitted.

University of Dubuque Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16%

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University of Dubuque is located in the town of Dubuque, Iowa,.

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College Info

2000 University Avenue Dubuque, IA 52001-5099

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Dubuque Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Dubuque is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Dubuque is Continuous processing.

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University of Dubuque SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1130


Math SAT Range

480 - 600


Reading SAT Range

470 - 560

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1130 and Above


970 to 1130


970 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Dubuque students is 1040. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Dubuque, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Dubuque.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Dubuque is like? There are approximately 1,777 students enrolled at University of Dubuque, including 1,461 undergraduate students and 316 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 41% percent are from IA and 59% percent of students are from other states.


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