General Information About Lourdes College
Mission Statement for Lourdes College Guiding Principles In support of this mission Lourdes College: * Nurtures a diverse community that supports students in fulfilling their potential. * Commits to the engagement of faith and reason, inspired by our Catholic and Franciscan intellectual traditions. * Provides a holistic, student-centered education, rooted in the liberal arts that prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning. * Fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service. Learning Outcomes The Mission Statement, Guiding Principles, and our Core Franciscan Values express the College’s purpose and identity. To ensure the realization of this vision, the College has articulated observable and measurable learning outcomes. To be understood correctly and appreciated fully, the learning outcomes must be interpreted in light of the complete texts of the Mission, Guiding Principles and Core Franciscan Values. Lourdes College believes that a college education includes sufficient breadth in the liberal arts and sufficient depth in an area of specialization to prepare graduates who will be recognized as educated persons and prepared for meaningful work and/or graduate study. The learning outcomes describe the competencies graduates achieve through their life and study at Lourdes College.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 397 Percent Admitted 80% Men Admitted 71% Women Admitted 82% Full Time Retention Rate 55%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,527 Native American 7 Asian 17 African American 382 Hispanic 89 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,153 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 189