Lourdes University

6832 Convent Blvd, Sylvania, United States
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Overview of Lourdes University

About this school

Lourdes University (formerly Lourdes College) is a church-affiliated liberal arts college. Founded as a women's college in 1958, it became coeducational in 1975. Its 89-acre campus is located in Sylvania, one mile northwest of Toledo
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,125
    • Men:401 (35.6%)
    • Women:724 (64.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lourdes University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6832 Convent Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Sylvania, OH  43560-2898
Phone
(419) 885-5291 x3680
Fax
(419) 882-3987
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 15
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
89% of 919 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 507 applicants were admitted
Men
85% of 412 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
302 (37%) of 821 admitted students enrolled
Women
155 (33%) of 470 admitted students enrolled
Men
147 (42%) of 351 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.26
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
14%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
27%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,540 (61.037120997449705%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,700 (27.486540096344573%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,320 (3.7404363842448287%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,730 (7.735902521960895%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lourdes University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003069
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
211 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
178 (84.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
178 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$15,391
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 156 (87.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,978
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 164 (92.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,521
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 159 (89.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,091 (97.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
938 (86.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
938 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$13,172
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 773 (82.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,089
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 849 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,004
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 594 (63.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
12.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,872

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


59

Part-Time Faculty


126

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


18%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
382,322

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
264
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lourdes University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


12.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


24.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


28.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Management Science
  • Marketing, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Organizational Leadership, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (9)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Organizational Management
  • Reading Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


18,892

Nearest Metropolitan Area


113 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Toledo

Weather


Temperature
14.9 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Toledo
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Toledo
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Toledo

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


35% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
Black and terra cotta

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lourdes University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student government association, student nurses association, orbis ars, future doctors of america, active minds

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


842

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,125
Women
724
Men
401

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 9.1% Black/African-American
  • 9.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.8% White
  • 3.4% Unknown

International Students


0.9% from 7 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


301

Student Resources

Study resources