University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees with intentions of educating and forming the whole person. UD is comprised of students from local areas, across the United States, and globally. University of Dubuque is a holistic, formational, and caringly intrusive institution where no student goes unnoticed. We'd like to know who you are, what sparks your curiosity, and who you want to become. We'll help shape your talents and passion for your chosen career path to make a difference in the world that's waiting for you.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Aviation- Flight
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Applying as a first year student is simple! Only your application, high school transcripts, and ACT/SAT scores are necessary. Personal statements and teacher recommendations are welcomed to support your application. Within a week of submittal, University of Dubuque will notify the applicant of an admission decision.

Visit us

Visiting campus gives us a chance to get to know you, and is your chance to get a feel for what it’s like to be a part of our community. You can choose a day catered to your interests. Explore campus, meet with faculty, talk with coaches, and connect with an admission counselor. So we can prepare your day on campus, visit and tell us a little about yourself.

"I've learned the importance of integrity, compassion, responsibility, and accountability. I strongly believe my professors, coaches, fellow peers, and being active on campus contributed to my well-rounded character."

Trenton Grana-Curry, Student, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Class of 2018
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Admissions office

Visit us


2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001, United States of America

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