Clarke University is on a 55-acre campus in the urban setting of Dubuque, Iowa.
There are many activities and organizations for Clarke University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Clarke University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Clarke University has the Admissions Student Team. In fact, more students participate in the Admissions Student Team than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Clarke University include Student Multicultural Organization, Concert Choir, Campus Ministry and Student Government.
Clarke University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, May Daze and Christmas Dinner.
This table offers information on housing at Clarke University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||61.1%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||38.9%|
Clarke University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Clarke University students live on campus. In 2022, 61.1% of undergrads at Clarke University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 38.9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Clarke University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Clarke University offers coed housing.
At Clarke University 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 university, funding, and competition 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 Clarke University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Bowling||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
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.
Clarke University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Clarke University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Clarke University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Clarke University, take Highway 20 to Dubuque, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dubuque Regional airport.
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