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University of Dubuque Student Life

University of Dubuque is on a 77-acre campus in a suburban setting in Dubuque, Iowa There are many activities and organizations for University of Dubuque students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of Dubuque does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of Dubuque has a thriving Greek Council. In fact, more students participate in Greek Council than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Dubuque include Saudi Student Organization, Student Nurses Association, Accounting Club and ROTC

University of Dubuque students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Involvement Fair, and Finals Feast.

Does University of Dubuque offer student housing?

University of Dubuque offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Dubuque students live off campus. In 2021, 48% of undergrads at University of Dubuque lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 52% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Dubuque. There are 891 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,815 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 865 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Dubuque offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at University of Dubuque

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.

University of Dubuque is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.

University of Dubuque offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to University of Dubuque

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 University of Dubuque, take Highway 61/20/52 to Dubuque, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dubuque Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Iowa you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Dubuque's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Dubuque Students

39%

Women

61%

Men

82%

Full Time

18%

Part Time

43%

In State

57%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

63%

15%

9%

5%

3%

3%

1%

0.44%

0.39%

Undergraduate Students

1,815

Graduate Students

407

Non-Resident / International Students

95

University of Dubuque Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,222

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$36,010

Out-of-State

$36,010

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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