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At Loras, you can pursue what drives you, positively impact the world, and become the best version of yourself.

Explore various academic paths early in your college career, allowing you time to choose a major and graduate in four years confidently.

Top-Tier Academics

More than fifty majors, accelerated dual degrees, pre-professional programs, and cutting-edge graduate programs deliver academic excellence inside and outside the classroom—supporting your goals, growth, and learning needs.

Over the last four years, 87 percent of undergraduate students have completed their degree in four years or less.

A Kind Community

We know it sounds cliché, but this place is filled with doers. Students get involved in academic clubs, student government, spiritual life, service projects, and more.

Loras has one goal—to help you achieve yours and set you on a lifelong path of growth and fulfillment.

winning Credentials

Loras provides the facilities, coaching, and winning reputation to push student-athletes to their potential. With 23 sports, we have a long-standing history of athletic success.

Iowa’s First College

Dubuque is the home of Loras College. Located on the western shore of the Mississippi River, the friendly city of Dubuque boasts adventures of all kinds.

Take in river views on a hike, see live music downtown, or enjoy locally made goods and fresh produce at an outdoor market. We hope you’ll take some time to see the sights while you’re in town for a campus visit.

Delivering More For Your College Investment

We are committed to helping our students make their degrees affordable.


of Loras students receive financial aid. We strive to meet as much of a student’s financial need as we can by offering the very best financial aid package from the outset.

“From my very first education class, we were in a real classroom. I know what to expect as a future educator.”

Marley (’25) Pontiac, IL
Elementary Education