Prospective students are invited to explore Dubuque’s vibrant educational landscape at the 4th annual Dubuque College Visit Week. From Monday, July 29th, through Friday, August 2nd, students have the unique opportunity to visit five distinguished colleges in Dubuque: Clarke University, Emmaus Bible College, Loras College, Northeast Iowa Community College, and the University of Dubuque. This event provides a perfect chance to get a firsthand look at what each institution has to offer, meet faculty and students, and envision their future.

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“Attending college can transform every aspect of your life, and it is worth it. There is no better way to learn about a college than visiting and seeing the campus in person. The educational opportunities in Dubuque are exceptional and this is a great way to kick off the academic year and your college search process. The experiences students enjoy during Dubuque College Visit Week will serve them well as they begin building a foundation of knowledge from which to choose their dream school and/or career path.”

-Robert Broshous, MBA, vice president of enrollment management and dean of admission at UD

Clarke University

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Clarke University, renowned for its strong liberal arts foundation and commitment to personal growth, offers a welcoming and supportive community. During Dubuque College Visit Week, visitors can tour the beautiful campus, meet with professors passionate about teaching, and learn about the diverse range of academic programs. Clarke’s emphasis on holistic education ensures that students not only excel academically but also grow personally and professionally.

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Emmaus Bible College

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Emmaus Bible College provides a strong emphasis on faith and community, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a nurturing environment where they can deepen their faith and prepare for service-oriented careers. Known for its rigorous biblical studies and ministry-focused programs, Emmaus offers visitors a chance to experience its close-knit community and explore how the college integrates faith and learning.

Loras College

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Loras College combines a rich history with a forward-thinking approach to education. With a wide array of undergraduate programs and a strong commitment to experiential learning, Loras helps students prepare for dynamic careers. During Dubuque College Visit Week, prospective students can tour the picturesque campus, interact with dedicated faculty, and discover how Loras fosters both academic and personal success.

Northeast Iowa Community College

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Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) offers a range of programs designed to meet the needs of today’s job market. Whether students are interested in transferring to a four-year institution or seeking career-focused training, NICC provides affordable and accessible education. Visiting NICC during Dubuque College Visit Week will give insight into their hands-on learning opportunities, modern facilities, and supportive environment.

University of Dubuque

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The University of Dubuque stands out with its strong emphasis on leadership, service, and innovation. Prospective students will have the opportunity to tour state-of-the-art facilities, learn about the diverse academic programs, and meet with faculty who are leaders in their fields. UD’s commitment to student success is evident in every aspect of campus life, making it an excellent place to start an academic journey.

Plan Your Visit Today!

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Dubuque College Visit Week is designed for incoming high school juniors and seniors to explore their college options in a structured and informative way. By visiting the campuses, meeting with professors and admissions counselors, and experiencing the vibrant student life, perspective students will be able to make informed decisions about their future.

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To schedule a visit to one or all five colleges, you can visit dbqcollegevisit.com. This event offers students, and parents, a valuable opportunity to explore Dubuque’s rich educational offerings and take the next step in your journey. Join a Dubuque college and make your future happen, where you are!

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