Life at Loras

Major Decisions. Loras offers students over 40 majors, minors and pre-professional areas of study. If you're undecided about a major, you're not alone. Once you're here, we'll help you find the right blend of classes to narrow your focus.

Welcome Home. Students choose from a variety of living options, from traditional residence halls for first year students to apartments and houses for upper-class students. Your residence hall isn't just a building, it's a community in which you'll make friends and have fun!

Inquiring Minds. The Modes of Inquiry (MOI) program gives first year students an introduction to college learning and living. MOI students will learn how to construct knowledge, work with others to solve problems, and use critical thought to evaluate arguments, stimulate creative ideas and raise ethical questions.

Hands-on Learning. Our hands-on approach to education provides opportunities you may not find elsewhere. Field experience, internships, study abroad, service opportunities and small class sizes make it possible for you to graduate with a resume packed with experiences that will set you apart.

Finding Your Niche. Building character through your involvement in campus activities is as important as your academic experience at Loras. With 100+ clubs, organizations and activities, there's something for everyone!

Good Game. We offer 22 intercollegiate sports:  With our committed coaching staff, our 550 student-athletes are champions in competition and in the classroom.

Download This. All full-time students receive laptops for academic and personal use. Laptops and technology are used innovatively in the classroom to make your academic experience more interactive and engaging. In a world that revolves around technology, you can't afford not to be at the forefront.

Having Faith. Faith isn't something you study, it's something you experience. As a Catholic institution, Loras empowers students to own their faith, whatever that faith may be. We provide you a variety of avenues to explore your beliefs during your educational journey.

Community Involvement. Dubuque, Iowa, provides an assortment of opportunities to become involved in your new community. Check out the options for entertainment, restaurants and shopping, civic opportunities and to simply become linked with the community.

Our History, Your Future. Located in Dubuque, Iowa, Loras College was founded in 1839 by Bishop Mathias Loras. As Iowa's oldest college our history is rich and our future is bright.

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