About Lourdes
At a Glance

At A Glance

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

Campus:
113 acres in suburban Sylvania
California mission-style architecture

Year Founded:
1958

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

Awards:
2013 The Princeton Review named Lourdes University a “Best in the Midwest” school for 10 consecutive years
2013 GI Jobs Magazine named Lourdes University a Military Friendly School for 5 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

Mascot:
Gray Wolves

Colors:
Terra Cotta and Black

Gray Wolves Logo

Academic Programs:
33 academic majors

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



Lourdes Seal:

Lourdes Seal

Students:
2,343 students from across the U.S. and abroad
1963 undergraduate
380 graduate

Student to faculty ratio:
15 to 1

Student Body:
75% female
24% male

57% White
14% Black/Non-Hispanic
6% Hispanic

52% 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

Faculty:
87 full-time and 13 part-time faculty have earned their degrees from universities in 25 states and 7 countries and offer students real-world experience.

Alumni:
6,328 members
(5,841 undergrad, 487grad)

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