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Viterbo University is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a city setting and the campus size is 68 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Viterbo University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,280 (2011-12).
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Viterbo University, a Catholic, Franciscan ecumenical university, prepares students for leadership and service by providing a student-centered, values-based, learning-focused liberal arts education rooted in the values of human dignity and respect for the world. Viterbo offers a wide variety of programs that encourage and challenge students to be thoughtful, creative, competent, and independent thinkers. We offer a seamless education that blends undergraduate and graduate courses with liberal arts courses so as to develop a whole, value-based person. By encouraging leadership and service students become capable and socially responsible in using their talents, energy, resources, and time to conceive and implement worthy vocations and projects for the good of people and the world. Viterbo University's Center for Ethics in Leadership assists the entire school community in its commitment to inculcate ethics across all aspects of university life.
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Viterbo University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Viterbo University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 77.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||77.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Viterbo University is 12:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.0 percent.
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Viterbo University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Viterbo University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Viterbo University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Viterbo University, 20 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Viterbo University.
|Students who have cars on campus||20%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$21,280 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data