Lourdes University

country rank  1433
world rank  5058

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University Overview

Founded in 1958, Lourdes University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Sylvania (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Lourdes University (LU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Lourdes University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym LU
Founded 1958
Colours Terracotta and black

University Location

Address 6832 Convent Boulevard
Sylvania (population range: 10,000-49,999)
43560-2898 Ohio
United States
T +1 (419) 885 3211
F +1 (419) 882 3987

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 6832 Convent Boulevard
Sylvania 43560-2898
+1 (419) 885 5291
800 878 3210

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Franciscan - www.sistersosf.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lourdes University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019