St Luke's College

2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104-0263
Tel: (712)279-3149
  • 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 American), 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 is Western Iowa Tech Community College (4.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
St Luke's College (IA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 35 staff 67 staff
St Luke's College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 254 has grown by 28% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 48% over five years.
Total Enrollment 254 students 2,094 students
St Luke's College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 33:1
St Luke's College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 165 students 844 students
St Luke's College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 89 students 1,250 students
St Luke's College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
St Luke's College Enrollment Breakdown IA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
St Luke's College American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2016)
% Asian
St Luke's College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
St Luke's College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
St Luke's College Black (2008-2016)
% White
St Luke's College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
St Luke's College Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.13 0.50
St Luke's College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
St Luke's College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $49,300 -
St Luke's College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,820 is more than the state average of $15,406. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $18,820 $15,406
St Luke's College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 88%
St Luke's College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $13,000 -
St Luke's College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,375 -
St Luke's College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 24% 59%
St Luke's College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
ACT Total Avg. 76 65
ACT Composite 22 22
St Luke's College ACT Composite (2007-2016)
ACT English 22 22
St Luke's College ACT English (2007-2016)
ACT Math 21 21
St Luke's College ACT Math (2007-2016)
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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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,714 per year for in-state students and $5,619 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,406 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a 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. of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.