Lourdes College

Lourdes College

Lourdes College is a private college founded by Sisters of St. Francis in 1958 located in Sylvania, Ohio, United States. The college offers baccalaureate degree courses in the fields arts and sciences, organizational leadership, and nursing. The college campus spans across 89 acres of woodlands.

Lourdes College is organized into the following schools:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Professional Studies

Student Activities and Recreation department of Lourdes College offers several recreational activities to students throughout the year. These include, yoga and pilates classes, volleyball, self defense, flag football, cornhole, badminton, indoor soccer and ladder golf. The college also has a fitness center with state of the art equipments to help students stay in shape throughout the year.

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Lourdes College
6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania , OH 43560-2898
General Phone: (419) 885-3211

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Lourdes College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management96business, business management, accounting and finance, entrepreneurship, human resources, organizational behavior, international business, management science, marketing studies ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine83registered nursing
Liberal Arts40English, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, history
Education and Teaching39middle school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, education courses
Science33biology, natural sciences
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work12social work
Therapy and Counseling12psychology
Art Studies7art studies
Religion and Philosophy3religion
Medicine1gerontology, pre-med
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education
Medical Administration0health care administration
Fine Arts0art history and criticism
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science

Number of programs and degrees for Lourdes College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree24727
Associate's degree3310
Master's degree502
Award of less than 1 academic year113
Postbaccalaureate certificate01

Lourdes College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lourdes College had a total enrollment of 2,021 students (1,304 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 21%
Women 79%
Full-Time 73%
Part-Time 27%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 17%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 11%
20-21 11%
22-24 16%
25-29 18%
30-34 10%
35-39 11%
40-49 13%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Lourdes College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 18 %

Lourdes College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sylvania, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lourdes College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Lourdes College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,784
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,784
Books and supplies $ 1,008

Financial Aid:
Lourdes College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 306900)

Lourdes College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2148

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year2*4$74,511
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$68,7765$71,978

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*7$66,749
Associate professoracademic year2*11$53,230
Assistant professoracademic year11$46,87121$50,712
Instructoracademic year1*4$41,767
All faculty totalacademic year14$47,35843$53,135

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lourdes College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Finance
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Science, General
Marketing, Other
Organizational Behavior Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Natural Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Lourdes College Apart:

Female % of student body
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% of degrees in business and management
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Top 9%Lourdes College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 14%Lourdes College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 16%Lourdes College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% students 40 years or older
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Top 16%Lourdes College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in science
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Lourdes College % of degrees in science

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