Lourdes University

Lourdes University

 

  • Welcome from the President Letter
  • Lourdes University is a Catholic and Franciscan institution
  • Established in 1958 by the Sisters of St. Francis
  • Located in suburban Sylvania, Ohio in the Great Lakes Region of the U.S.A.
  • Accredited by nine national, regional and professional organizations

Degrees

  • Associate in Arts (AA)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Educational Partnership

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) through partnership with Saint Louis University
  • LECOM Early Acceptance Program – Biology majors can apply for the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) Early Acceptance Program in one of three graduate tracks: medicine, dentistry or pharmacy.
  • 3+3 Law Program – students pursuing a concentration in Pre-Law can complete the first three years of their coursework at Lourdes then complete their first year of law school at The University of Toledo.
  • Public Health Program – Public Health majors can complete the first three years at Lourdes and then begin the first year of the master’s degree program at The University of Toledo.

Majors offered in the following colleges:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business and Leadership
  • Social Sciences
  • Nursing

Results

Our Students

2018-19 Fast Facts Infograph

  • 24 states, 12 countries and 5 continents are home to Lourdes students
  • 15,300 community service hours provided by students
  • 2,000+ clinical hours completed by education students/teacher candidates
  • 700+ hours of classroom experience offered to education students/teacher candidates
  • 87 school districts in Ohio, 23 states and Canada have Lourdes education alumni as teachers
  • 99 percent career/graduate school placement rate
  • 100% job placement for social work graduates within 3 months of graduation
  • 90% of Education graduates have obtained teaching jobs
  • $8.5 million awarded to students each year in institutional scholarships, grants and awards
  • 1,429 students enrolled
  • 1,120 undergraduate students
  • 309 graduate students
  • 15:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 36% first generation college students
  • 34% of undergraduates receive Pell grants
  • $12+ million awarded in nursing grants
  • 24% students of color
  • 67% female students
  • 33% male students
  • First Year Student average HS GPA 3.2
  • First Year Student average ACT 20
  • First Year Student average SAT 984

Awards

  • “Best in the Midwest College” by Princeton Review (2005-2020)
  • “Military-Friendly” university by Victory Media (2009-2019)
  • NAIA Gold Level 5-Star Institution (2018-19)
  • Champions of Character Five Star Institution (2016-17)
  • Champions of Character Bronze Star Institution (2015-16, 2013-14)
  • Champions of Character Silver Star Institution (2014-2015)

 

Athletics

Gubi Mascot

  • Mascot: Gray Wolves
  • Member, Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
  • Member, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic
  • 23 (baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s bowling, competitive cheer & dance, men’s and women’s cross country, Esports, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s lacrosse, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s volleyball and wrestling)
  • 10 Lourdes Athletic Teams named NAIA Scholar Teams (2018-19)
  • 10 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans (2018-19)
  • 9 WHAC Championships – regular season (Women’s Volleyball 2015, 2016; Cheer 2017, 2018; Men’s Volleyball 2019); tournament (Men’s Lacrosse 2017; Women’s Volleyball 2015, 2016; Men’s Volleyball 2019)
  • 17 NAIA National Tournament appearances (Men’s Basketball 2012, 2013; Men’s Lacrosse 2016, 2017; Softball 2016; Men’s Volleyball 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018; Women’s Volleyball 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017; Cheer 2014, 2017, 2018; Men’s Volleyball 2019)
  • Named a Champions of Character Bronze Star Institution (2016-17, 2015-16, 2013-14)
  • Named a Champions of Character Silver Star Institution (2014-2015)