At a Glance

At A Glance

Sylvania, Ohio
10 miles west of Toledo in the Great Lakes Region

127 acres in suburban Sylvania
California mission-style architecture

Year Founded:

Sisters of St Francis
Founders and Sponsors:
Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania

Our values:
We are a community of learning, reverence and service

Accreditations and Memberships

2015 The Princeton Review named Lourdes University a “Best in the Midwest” school for 12 consecutive years
2015 GI Jobs Magazine named Lourdes University a Military Friendly School for 7 consecutive years
2013 The Chronicle of Higher Education named Lourdes University a Great College to Work For ®
2011 – 2012 NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Institution

Lourdes University Award Princeton Review Lourdes University Award Great Colleges To Work For Lourdes University Award Military FriendlyLourdes University Award Champions of Character

Community Outreach Programs:
The Appold Planetarium
Koester Greenhouse
Center for Science Education & the Environment
Lifelong Learning

Collaborative Partnerships:
Tiffin University
Davis College
Northwest State Community College
Owens Community College
University of Detroit Mercy
Other universities/colleges

Gray Wolves

Terra Cotta and Black

Gray Wolves Logo

Academic Programs:
33 academic majors

Athletic Programs:
14 Men's and Women's teams and competitive Cheer & Dance

Lourdes Seal:

Lourdes Seal

1794 students from across the U.S. and abroad
1492 undergraduate
302 graduate

Student to faculty ratio:
12 to 1

Student Body:
72% female
28% male

72% White
14% Black/Non-Hispanic
6% Hispanic
4% Other

55% first generation college students

Student Housing:
1 and 2 bedroom apartment-style living spaces
Cable and Internet access
Laundry facilities
No resident personal vehicle restriction

85 full-time and 141 adjunct faculty have earned their degrees from universities in 27 states and offer students real-world experience.

6,699 members
(5,697 undergrad, 789 grad)

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