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How Well Is Lourdes University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Lourdes University was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Lourdes is ranked #1,453 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 80 colleges in Ohio, Lourdes is ranked at #69.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Lourdes?

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 97%, some consider Lourdes to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Average Test Scores

About 29% of students accepted to Lourdes submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 600. Math scores were between 460 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lourdes University  ( 470 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Lourdes University  ( 460 to 560 )
Lourdes received ACT scores from 75% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Lourdes University  ( 18 to 24 )

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Lourdes University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Lourdes University, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lourdes University is 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  30 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lourdes University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Lourdes University is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 18% for first-time, full-time students at Lourdes, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  18 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Lourdes

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,115 undergraduates at Lourdes with 858 being full-time and 257 being part-time.

Lourdes Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Lourdes is 66.89 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  66.89 out of 100
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How Much Does Lourdes University Cost?

The overall average net price of Lourdes is $17,706. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Lourdes

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,108 $15,446 $17,568 $20,853 $21,371

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Lourdes, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Lourdes, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $6,866 a year. That adds up to $27,464 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lourdes is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Lourdes Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Lourdes with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $36,500 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 8% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Lourdes University make the most money.

Location of Lourdes University

Lourdes University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Sylvania, Ohio. Sylvania is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Lourdes University

Contact details for Lourdes are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6832 Convent Blvd, Sylvania, OH 43560-2898
Phone: 419-885-3211

Lourdes University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 25 majors graduated from Lourdes University. Of these students, 205 received undergraduate degrees and 62 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 54 $54,900
Business Administration & Management 31 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 17 $23,400
Marketing 14 NA
Accounting 12 $40,400
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 $29,800
General Biology 10 NA
Social Work 9 $33,200
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 NA
History 7 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Lourdes University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Lourdes

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 459 students took at least one online class at Lourdes University. This is an increase from the 386 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 459 188
2016-2017 386 123
2015-2016 448 94
2014-2015 403 75
2013-2014 237 11

Learn more about online learning at Lourdes University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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