Founded in 1843, Clarke University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Dubuque (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Clarke University (CU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Clarke University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 177 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Colours||Navy blue and gold|
|Address||1550 Clarke Drive
|Tel||+1 (563) 588 6300|
|Fax||+1 (563) 588 6789|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1550 Clarke Drive
(563) 588 6316
800 383 2345
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Catholic Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - www.bvmcong.org|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral/Professional Universities|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence|
Clarke University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 79,032 physical volumes, 1,401 physical media, 18 digital/electronic medium and 68 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Clarke University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 572 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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