Dubuque, IA Colleges

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Dubuque

Dubuque i/d??bju?k/ is a city in and the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. In 2010 its population was 57,637, a decrease of 0.1%, making it the ninth-largest city in the state and the county's population was 93,653.

The city lies at the junction of three states: Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, a region locally known as the Tri-State Area. It serves as the main commercial, industrial, educational, and cultural center for the area. Geographically, it is part of the Driftless Area, a portion of North America that escaped all three phases of the Wisconsinian Glaciation.

One of the few large cities in Iowa with hills, it is a major tourist destination, attracted to the city's unique architecture and river location. Also, it is home to five institutions of higher education, making it a center for culture and learning.

While Dubuque has long been a center of manufacturing, the economy has recently had rapid growth and diversification in other areas. In 2005, the city led the state and the Midwest in job growth, ranking as the 22nd fastest-growing economy nationally. Today, alongside industry, the city has large health care, education, tourism, publishing, and financial service sectors.

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Schools in and around Dubuque, IA

Name
Capri College-Dubuque
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Loras College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $25,906 average out-state tuition; $25,906 average in-state tuition
Clarke University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $24,950 average out-state tuition; $24,950 average in-state tuition
University of Dubuque
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,000 average out-state tuition; $22,000 average in-state tuition
Wartburg Theological Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Emmaus Bible College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $12,766 average out-state tuition; $12,766 average in-state tuition
Divine Word College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $11,600 average out-state tuition; $11,600 average in-state tuition

Dubuque, IA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
NEWH North Central Chapter Scholarship Up to $3,000 October 15, 2016
Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant Up to $1,200 July 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016