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Lourdes University is a private institution that was founded in 1958. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,208, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 113 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $16,950 (2012-13).
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Located on 113 wooded acres in Sylvania, OH - 10 miles west of Toledo - Lourdes University provides a values-centered education and a diverse campus and residential life. Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the institution offers baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 academic majors including art, business, criminal justice, environmental science, nursing and social work, as well as pre-professional programs in art therapy, athletic training, dentistry, engineering, law and medicine. Students can also earn graduate degrees in business, education, liberal arts, nursing, organizational leadership and theology.
Lourdes provides a variety of social, recreational and educational activities to further enrich students' lives. From movie nights and comic shows to intramural sports and field trips, students will find something for every interest. Through the Department of Mission & Ministry, students can connect to their spirituality and volunteer for many great causes such as Habitat for Humanity. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in baseball and men's and women's basketball, golf and volleyball.
Named a 'Best Midwestern College' by the Princeton Review, Lourdes is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Discover Lourdes University online at www.lourdes.edu.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Lourdes University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Lourdes University is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 74.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||74.3%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Lourdes University is 12:1, and the school has 60.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lourdes University include: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods; Social Work; and Business Administration, Management and Operations. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 58.0 percent.
Lourdes University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,208, with a gender distribution of 23.5 percent male students and 76.5 percent female students. At this school, 10.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 90.0 percent of students live off campus. Lourdes University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Lourdes University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Lourdes University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Lourdes University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Lourdes University, 86.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,119.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$16,950 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,000 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data