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 to St Luke's College is Western Iowa Tech Community College (4.0 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% 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
St Luke's College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of St Luke's College has grown by 22% 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 declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment254 students2,620 students
St Luke's College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio7:133:1
St Luke's College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students165 students1,090 students
St Luke's College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students89 students1,530 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 Score0.130.50
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$36,200
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 $15,502. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,820$15,502
St Luke's College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%87%
St Luke's College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$12,000
St Luke's College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,375$6,334
St Luke's College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate24%24%
St Luke's College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
ACT Total Avg.6565
ACT Composite2222
St Luke's College ACT Composite (2007-2016)
ACT English2222
St Luke's College ACT English (2007-2016)
ACT Math2121
St Luke's College ACT Math (2007-2016)
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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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 $15,502 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.