St. Luke's College: Narrative Description

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2720 Stone Park Blvd.
Sioux City, IA 51104
Tel: (712)279-3149; 800-352-4660; Admissions: (712)279-3149; Fax: (712)233-8017; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 2-year, coed. Part of St. Luke's Regional Medical Center. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Setting: rural campus. Endowment: $424,225. Educational spending 2002-03: $7099 per student. Total enrollment: 147. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 60 applied, 55% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 62% from top half. full-time: 96 students, 89% women, 11% men. Part-time: 51 students, 96% women, 4% men. Students come from 8 states and territories, 1 other country, 25% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 21% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 82% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.50 high school GPA, minimum ACTscore of 19, ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: 8/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $100. Comprehensive fee: $14,780 includes full-time tuition ($11,088), mandatory fees ($570), and college room and board ($3122). College room only: $2622. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $308 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual events: Phone-a-thon, Spring Fling, Professionals Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 74 college housing spaces available; 30 were occupied in 2002-03. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. St. Luke's Media Services Library plus 1 other with 115 serials, 1,800 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $198,990. 10 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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