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DISCOVERTHELOURDESDIFFERENCELOURDESUNIVERSITYADULTPART-TIMEINSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSION2014-2015viewbook VALUESDefineDbyOurValues aDefineDbyOurValuesaDultanDpart-timestuDentshavebeenanimportantpartotheLourdesCommunitysinceouroundingin1958andwewelcomeyourinterest.AtLourdeswevalueeachindividualandencourageeverystudenttorecognizehisorherownuniquepotentialorcontribution.ACatholicuniversityintheFranciscantraditionLourdesUniversityproudlydeliversaqualityandchallengingliberalartseducationinusedwithaproessionalstudiesocus.AsmembersotheLourdescommunityyouwillbeempoweredtoexploretheworlddevelopinproessionalexpertiseandgrapplewithquestionsothemindandothespirit.AtLourdeswearecommittedtooeringahigh-qualityprivatecollegeexperience.Cost-competitivewithlargerstateschoolsLourdeswasrecognizedlastyearorbeingoneothebestvaluesinhighereducationinthecountry.Withourlowtuitionstrongfnancialaidpackagesandhealthypost-graduationemploymentsalariesouralumniachieveastrongerreturnontheirtuitioninvestmentthanstudentsrom99ootherprivatecollegesanduniversitiesintheU.S.Ourgraduateslaunchtheircareersandmanyoouralumnialsochoosetopursuegraduateschool.RegardlessothepathyouchooseLourdeswillhavepreparedyouorsuccess.Youwillhavegainedanewappreciationorthepoweryoupossess-thepowertochangeyourownlietobeneftyourcommunityandtoimprovetheworld.IinviteyoutosetupacampusvisitanddiscoverfrsthandwhatyoucanachieveasaLourdesGrayWol.SincerelyDavidLivingstonPh.D.President3INSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSIONBestintheMidwest11yearsrunning 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aasamemberoflourDesUniversityyouareinexcellenthands.OurstudentsvotedusaBestCollegeintheMidwestwithPrincetonReviewor11consecutiveyears.WehavealsoreceivedthedistinctionobeingnamedaPresidentsHigherEducationCommunityServiceHonorRolluniversityortwoconsecutiveyearsorourdedicationtocommunityservice.Membersothemilitaryanditsveteransalsoappreciateourwelcomingenvironmentandperson-alizededucationnamingusaMilitary-FriendlySchoolorsixconsecutiveyears.Ouracademicprogramscontinuetobespotlightedorexcellence.OurCollegeoNursingwasawardedmorethan6millioningrantsbecauseothecaliberoourstudentsandgraduates.OurCollegeoEducationisrecognizedoritsimpressiveteacherpreparationprogramssurpassingthestateaveragebynearly60.OurCollegeoArtsandSciencesoersexcellentinternshipopportunitiesineveryprogramincludingastate-undedinternshipprogramorbiologystudents.OurCollegeoBusinessLeadershiphasbuiltonitsstellarreputationbyundingendowedchairsandproessorshipprogramsinaccountingfnanceandleadershipenablingallstudentstobeneftromanextensiveCareerTrekenhancementprogram.recognizeDforOurachieVement5Rankedintop6ROIINSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSION DeDicateDtoYoureDucationlourDesoffersliberalartsanDprofessionalstuDiesmajorsanDconcentrationsthatprepareyouorsuccessupongraduation.IyouarelookingtobeginanewcareerpathorclimbtheladderinyourcurrentproessionLourdesUniversityistheperectplaceoryou.Weoerclassesandacademicprogramsthatftyourbusylie.MAJORSAccountingAccountingFinanceArtArtHistoryBiologyBusinessAdministrationCriminalJusticeEducationEarlyMiddleAdolescencetoYoungAdultEnglishEnvironmentalScienceFinanceHealthCareAdministrationHistoryHumanResourceManagementIntegratedBusinessInterdisciplinaryStudiesLiberalStudiesManagementMarketingNaturalBehavioralSciencesNursingOpentonewstudentsLPNRNNurseAidePsychologyPublicHealthSocialWorkSociologyTheologicalStudiesChoosetominorinoneofourexceptionalacademicprogramsPRE-PROFESSIONALCONCENTRATIONSArtTherapyDentistryEngineeringLawMedicineOccupationalTherapyPastoralCounselingPhysicianAssistantPhysicalTherapyVeterinaryScienceCollaborationallowingstudentsmajoringinEngineeringtoulfllfrst2yearsatLourdesUNDERGRADUATEANDGRADUATECERTIFICATESAVAILABLE6INSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSION121studenttofacultyratio EDUCATIODeDicateDtoYoureDucation VETERANSOurVeteransandmilitarymembers OurVeteransandmilitarymembers9INSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSIONMAJAmandaMerritt04BSNNurSiNgAclinicalnurseofcerinchargeatFortSamHoustoninSanAntonioTXMAJMerrittoverseesa26-bedtraumasurgicalunitinthelargestdepartmentodeensemedicalcenter.In2013MAJMerrittandheramilymovedtoGermanywheresheservedinthe212thcombatsurgicalhospital.SheiscurrentlyworkingonhermasteroorensicnursingandwillsoonsitorherSexualAssaultNuseExaminer-AdultAdolescentSANE-Acertifcationexam.ifyouhaVeprouDlyserVeDyourcountryorareacurrentmemberoaU.S.armedorcesservicesbranchweinviteyoutoenrollandearnyourdegreeatLourdesUniversity.RecognizedasaMilitary-FriendlySchoolLourdesishonoredtooerourvalues-centerededucationtoourcountrysveteransandmilitarypersonnel.Inadditionweoerveteranandmilitaryscholarships.WeparticipateintheYellowRibbonProgram RADUATIOyourlifeAftergraDuation wWhetheryourplansincluDegraduateschoolorcontinuingyourcareerLourdesUniversitypreparesyouorsuccess.LourdesUniversityranksinthetop6oprivateuniversitiesinreturnoninvestmentoritsgraduatesandinthetop1orthosewhoreceivefnancialaid11INSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSIONMasteroArtsinLiberalStudiesMasteroArtsinTheologyMasteroBusinessAdministrationMasteroEducationMasteroOrganizationalLeadershipMasteroScienceinNursingGRADUATEPROGRAMSyourlifeAftergraDuationDEDICATEDTOYOURCAREERSUCCESSCareerServicesisdedicatedtohelpingproessionalorpart-timestudentsretooltheirskillsurthertheircareerandtransitionintoanewoccupationatergraduation.AsyouprogressthroughyouracademicpreparationCareerServiceswillhelpyoucreateamarketingplanoryourinternshiporjobsearch.Discoverwhoyoucanbeproessionallyexploreyourcareerinterestsgainaninternshiporcreatejobsearchtoolshighlightingskillsthroughcurrentandpastexperienceswhichsupportstudentssuccess.DedicatedCareerServicesstalistentoyourneedsandprovidesupportateveryphaseoyouracademicandcareerprogression.ExperiencemattersatLourdesUniversityouroutothefveCollegesatLourdesUniversityrequireapracticalexperiencepriortograduation.ThecareerpathsopentoLourdesUniversitystudentsarenumerous.Graduatescanbeoundinalllevelsobusinessindustrygovernmentsocialserviceeducationandnon-proftorganizations.Broad-basedskillsdevelopedthroughaliberalartseducationandthetechnicalskillsspecifctoyourmajorwillhelpyoudiscoveryourproessionalpathandguaranteestudentsuccess.SERVICESCAREERLourdesUniversityLourdesUniversity togetheraStrongcommunity12INSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSIONlourDesuniVersityissteepeDinitsCatholicandFranciscanheritage.Ourdecisionsrangingromacademicprogramoeringstostudentliepoliciesaremeasuredagainsttheinstitutionscorevaluesocommunitylearningreverenceandservice.AttheheartoourFranciscantraditionisabeliethatlearningmustextendbeyondthetextintoactionbenefttingthehumanamily.Weencourageeachothertobemindulothosewhoareinneedandtoshareourgitswiththebroadercommunity.ServiceatLourdesisnotaboutdoingoritsaboutworkingwith.Weknowthatwehaveasmuchtolearnromothersastheyhaveromus.OurcommitmenttoservicehastwicebeenrecognizedbytheCorporationorNationalandCommunityServicewhichhasnamedLourdesUniversitytothePresidentsHigherEducationCommunityServiceHonorRoll.12980communityservicehourslastyearSERVICELEARNINGASPARTOFTHELOURDESCURRICULUMLourdesstudentscompleteaminimumo20hoursoservicelearning.StudentsbeginearninghourswithclassprojectsinTheLourdesExperiencethefrstcourseinthecurriculum.AdditionalprojectsarecarriedoutthroughacademicdepartmentssuchassocialworkaculturalimmersiontriptoIrelandwithaservicecomponentandbusinessacollaborationwithJuniorAchievementthatispartoabusinessethicscourse.In2012-2013761studentsparticipatedinservicelearningcurricularprojects9250studenthoursserved 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aareyoureaDytostartyournewjourneytowardssuccessArrangeacampustour.WhileoncampusmeetwithanadmissionsrepresentativeshareyouracademicinterestsandproessionalgoalswithproessorsandadvisorsdiscussscholarshipopportunitiesanddiscovertheLourdesdierence.Scheduleapersonaltouronadaythatisconvenientoryouortakeadvantageooneoourscheduledvisitdays.OCTOBER15OCTOBER25NOVEMBER15FEBRUARY16MARCH21APRIL10MAY2Toapplyoradmissioncompleteanapplicationandsubmititalongwithyour25non-reundableapplicationee.Youcanchoosetowaivetheapplicationeebyapplyingonlineatwww.lourdes.eduapply.Inpreparationoryourenrollmentdontorgettorequestyourschoolandcollegetranscriptsandsubmitaletterorecommendation.TobeeligibleorfnancialaidcompletetheFreeApplicationorFederalStudentAidFAFSAandrequestacopybesenttoLourdesUniversity.Ourschoolcodeis003069.OnceLourdesreceivesyourapplicationletterorecommendationandschooltranscriptsanadmissiondecisioncanbemade.UponacceptancetotheuniversityandreceiptoyourFAFSALourdeswilldeterminetheamountofnancialaidyouwillreceive.Visitapply15INSPIRATIONEXPLORATIONCOMPASSIONADULTANDPART-TIMEADMISSIONPOLICYLourdesUniversityoersarollingadmissionprocessorAdultandTranserstudentsortheallspringandsummerterms.Applicationsareprocessedastheyarereceived.Institutionalscholarshipsandgrantsareawardedonacompetitivebasisasavailable.Applicantsseekinginstitutionalscholarshipsandgrantsarethereoreencouragedtoapplyearly.LourdesUniversitymeetstheneedsoadultstudentsoeringseveralbachelordegreeprogramsincludingbusinesscriminaljusticeeducationnursingpsychologysociologyandmore.Inadditionwemakeyourtransferprocessaseasyaspossibleandwaivetheapplicationfee.2014-2015TUITIONFEESNewstudentulltime18153peryear12-16credithoursNewReturningStudents605percredithourpart-timeunder12over16credithoursStudentAuditSeniorCitizen302.50percredithourSeniorCitizenAudit151.25percredithourParkingFREETechnologyFee75non-residentialfull-timeTechnologyFee50non-residentialpart-timewww.lourdes.educampusvisit800-878-3210ext.5291 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