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2000 University Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001, United States

Location info of University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque, on 80 acres overlooking the Mississippi River, is centrally located in Dubuque. Off campus, enjoy award-winning restaurants, quaint shops on Bluff Street, museums, and outdoor recreation trails.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Dubuque

  • 22% of UD students come from underrepresented or emerging communities
  • 35% Students pursuing advanced graduate studies or attending law school or medical school
  • Sized Right: Because we’re a small school, you’ll find an environment in which personal attention, guidance, and support are the rule – not the exception. Our faculty and staff regularly connect with students beyond the classroom to continue discussions and start conversations.
  • Dynamic Learning: We believe in going to extraordinary lengths to make our students successful in coursework and as active contributors to our community.

University details

About University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque – UD to our friends – is a private, coed university founded in 1852. Here, the value of an education is measured in helping our students find their calling in life through academics, community, character, vocation, and stewardship. Our approach to learning is based on professional programs with a liberal arts core, and we prepare students to find their purpose and make meaningful contributions to the world.

Career at University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque’s Office of Vocation, Career Services, and Community Engagement is here to help students utilize resources in preparation for their chosen vocation and future endeavors. Whether you are exploring careers, looking for engagement opportunities, applying for an internship, or considering graduate school, we provide support for whatever phase you are on in your educational journey.


Campus life

Our 77-acre campus sits near the scenic bluffs along the mighty Mississippi in a dynamic river town that’s grown into a center of business and culture.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Dubuque

  • #66 in Regional Universities Midwest (tie)U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • #33 in Best Value Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2022

Student Accommodation at University of Dubuque

  • Housing: $5,790
  • Dining: $5,680
  • Other: $3,950

Programs at University of Dubuque


  1. Master in Management
  2. Aviation Leadership
  3. Communication Management
  4. Organizational Diversity & Inclusion Leadership
  5. Sport Management
  6. Master of Arts Christian Leadership
  7. Master of Arts in Mission & Discipleship
  8. Master of Arts Missional Christianity
  9. Master of Business Administration (Online)
  10. Master of Divinity
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  1. Accounting
  2. All Science in Secondary Education
  3. Applied Aviation Technology
  4. Aviation Management
  5. Basic Science in Secondary Education
  6. Biology
  7. Business
  8. Chemistry
  9. Communication
  10. Computer Information Systems
  11. Computer Information Technology
  12. Criminal Justice
  13. Cybersecurity
  14. Digital Art and Design
  15. Economics
  16. English
  17. Literature
  18. Writing
  19. Environmental Biology in Secondary Education
  20. Environmental Science
  21. Exploring
  22. Flight Operations- Airplane Track (FLI)
  23. Flight Operations -Helicopter Track (FLI)
  24. Health, K-12
  25. History in Secondary Education
  26. Human Health Science
  27. Human Resource Management
  28. Liberal Studies
  29. Marketing
  30. Math in Secondary Education
  31. Mathematics
  32. Nursing
  33. Philosophy & Ethics
  34. Physical Education Teaching, K-12
  35. Politics
  36. Psychology
  37. Sociology
  38. Sport Marketing & Management
  39. Theology
  40. Wellness & Exercise Science
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