La Roche College

9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5898

About La Roche College

La Roche College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% percent of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in business. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,230
Student Age% Under 2570%
 % 25 and Over27%
 % Age Unknown3%
Attendance Type% Full-time77%
 % Part-time23%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.6%
 % Black5.3%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino1.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown14.8%
 % International student10%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted57%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled36%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT82%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT18%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Writing400 / 800510 / 800
 SAT Math400 / 800510 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite16 / 3622 / 36
 ACT English14 / 3620
 ACT Writing5 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math16 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$22,476
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,476
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid97%
 % Undergraduates with Loans92%
 % Undergraduates with Grants96%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,916
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,876
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,112
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,924
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,924

Neighborhood Data for the Pittsburgh Area

Median Age33.9
Median Household Income$37,161
Total Population307,532
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-949.7%50.3%
 Age 10-1751.3%48.7%
 Age 18-2448.7%51.3%
 Age 25-2951.0%49.0%
 Age 30-3952.2%47.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White66.2%
 % Black25.8%
 % Asian4.4%
 % Latino2.4%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,916
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,876
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$595
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50032.0%33.0%11.4%
 $500 to $74942.2%38.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99915.4%18.1%33.0%
 Over $100010.4%10.2%25.3%