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Lourdes University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Sylvania, Ohio. Lourdes is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

$28,671 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
78% Acceptance Rate

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Lourdes University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lourdes.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#88 Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lourdes University?


Contact details for Lourdes are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6832 Convent Blvd, Sylvania, OH 43560-2898
Phone: 419-885-3211

How Do I Get Into Lourdes?

You can apply to Lourdes online at:

Admission Requirements for Lourdes

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lourdes?

78% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
35% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 78%, Lourdes may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.

Average Test Scores

About 35% of students accepted to Lourdes submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 430 and 530. Math scores were between 420 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lourdes University  ( 430 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Lourdes University  ( 420 to 550 )
Lourdes received ACT scores from 62% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 24. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Lourdes University  ( 15 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Lourdes University  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Lourdes University  ( 17 to 23 )

Can I Afford Lourdes University?

$28,671 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
7.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lourdes is $28,671. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Lourdes, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,090 a year. That adds up to $28,360 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lourdes is 7.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Lourdes University Undergraduate Student Diversity

822 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,042 undergraduate students at Lourdes, with 822 being full-time and 220 being part-time.


There are also 211 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 822 full-time undergraduates at Lourdes, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lourdes University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 118
Hispanic or Latino 87
White 572
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Lourdes University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 11 countries are represented at Lourdes. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Online Learning at Lourdes University

170 Took All Classes Online
750 Took At Least One Class Online
29.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 750 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lourdes has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 35th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Lourdes

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lourdes University was 29.4%. This is the #583 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lourdes regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lourdes ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lourdes.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #195
Nursing #360

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lourdes University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Nurse Anesthetist 0
Registered Nursing 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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