St Luke's College

  • 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 254 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • St Luke's College is one of 2 community colleges within Woodbury County, IA.
  • The nearest community college to St Luke's College is Western Iowa Tech Community College (4.0 miles away).

Top Placements

St Luke's College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
St Luke's College(IA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty35 staff95 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of St Luke's College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The St Luke's College diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment254 students2,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:133:1
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# Full-Time Students165 students1,090 students
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# Part-Time Students89 students1,530 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
1%
10%
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% White
93%
69%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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Diversity Score0.130.50
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College Completion Rate
100%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$49,300$36,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,820 is more than the state average of $15,502. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,820$15,502
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,375$6,334
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Acceptance Rate24%24%
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ACT Total Avg.6565
ACT Composite2222
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ACT English2222
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ACT Math2121
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ACT Writing1111
Source: 2016 (or 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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