Lourdes University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Sylvania, Ohio
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Lourdes University Admissions Overview:

Students interested in Lourdes University can apply using the Common Application--which can save them time and energy if they are applying to multiple schools that use that application. The application can be filled out and submitted online, or through the mail. Lourdes has an acceptance rates of 89%. Students will also have to submit high school transcripts and scores from the SAT or ACT. For more information, prospective students should visit the school's website or get in touch with an admissions officer.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Lourdes University Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Lourdes University Description:

Located in Sylvania, Ohio, Lourdes University is about 10 miles northwest of Toledo. Founded by an order of the Franciscan Sisters, Lourdes began as a Catholic Institution in 1943 , moving to a Junior College, and to an accredited university in 1969. Academically, Lourdes offers 33 majors, with fields in the social sciences and business being among the most popular. It also offers Master's degrees, including ones in Education, Business, Nursing, and Theology. Lourdes has a number of student activities available, and an active faith-centered community. On the athletic front, the Gray Wolves compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. Popular sports--for men and women--include  basketball, cross-country, golf, and lacrosse.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,426 (1,125 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 36% Male / 64% Female
  • 75% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $20,620
  • Books: $1,320 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,400
  • Other Expenses: $2,730
  • Total Cost: $34,070

Lourdes University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 74%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,772
    • Loans: $6,939

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Nursing, Business Administration, Accounting, Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 46%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 12%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 28%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Baseball, Golf
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Softball, Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Lourdes and the Common Application

Lourdes University uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

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