St Luke's College

Tel: (712)279-3149
180 students
Private not-for-profit
As an institution of higher education, St. Luke's College provides high quality, health system-based education to individuals who desire to become competent and compassionate health care providers.
School Highlights:
St Luke's College serves 180 students (76.11% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
St Luke's College is one of 2 community colleges within Woodbury County, IA.
The nearest community college is Western Iowa Tech Community College (4.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College St Luke's College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 26 staff
61 staff
St Luke's College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 180 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 180 students 1,296 students
St Luke's College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
St Luke's College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 137 students
810 students
St Luke's College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 43 students
1,036 students
St Luke's College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
St Luke's College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
St Luke's College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
St Luke's College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
St Luke's College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
St Luke's College Black (2007-2013)
% White
St Luke's College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
St Luke's College More (2011-2013)
St Luke's College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.53
St Luke's College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,970 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,970 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,970 $5,694
St Luke's College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,970 $10,252
St Luke's College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
St Luke's College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 38%
St Luke's College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
ACT Composite Avg. 22
St Luke's College ACT Composite (2006-2013)
ACT English 22
St Luke's College ACT English (2006-2013)
ACT Math 21
St Luke's College ACT Math (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • St. Luke's College is located in Sioux City, Iowa, an eclectic and energetic city of 82,000 residents. The community offers a wealth of art, music, theatre, sports and historical attractions some of which take place in the city's Art Center, recently restored Orpheum Theatre, and brand new Tyson Events Center. The city's 54 parks provide ample recreational opportunities and a variety of restaurants, malls and specialty shops are conveniently located within a short distance from the College. St. Luke's College, located in Sioux City, Iowa, is a health-system-affiliated institution of higher education committed to educating competent and compassionate healthcare professionals. We have been training successful healthcare professionals for over a century. St. Luke's College offers associate of science degrees in nursing, radiologic technology and respiratory care, certificate programs in computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography and ultrasound. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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