• 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 235 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,820
  • Acceptance Rate: 29%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

St Luke's College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
St Luke's College
(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
40 staff
292 staff
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Student Body

The student population of St Luke's College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The St Luke's College diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
235 students
2,894 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
123 students
1,389 students
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# Part-Time Students
112 students
1,505 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
411 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
9%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
81%
63%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
9%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score
0.34
0.57
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College Completion Rate
100%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$49,300
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $18,820 is more than the state average of $17,086. The private state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$18,820
$17,086
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$17,750
$11,375
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
29%
29%
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ACT Total Avg.
65
65
ACT Composite
22
22
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ACT English
22
22
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ACT Math
21
21
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ACT Writing (Year 2012)
11
11
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,820
  • Acceptance Rate: 29%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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