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La Roche University

McCandless, USA

La Roche University
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Overview

La Roche University is a private university and is located in McCandless, Pennsylvania. It was founded by the sisters of divine providence as a Roman Catholic college. The motto of this university is "engaging minds embracing the world". The academic affiliations of this university are ACCU and CIC. The colours of this university are red and white and the nickname is Redhawksthis university integrates liberal arts and professional education in creative ways. This university offers its students a high-value education which balances the essentials of a classica liberal arts curriculum with the reality of career preparation. This university offers high-quality educational opportunities which reflect its Catholic heritage and the mission of its founding and sponsoring congregation. The university is committed to the utilisation of available resources in a way which achieves maximum effectiveness for the university.La Roche University was founded in 1963 as an independent private college for religious sisters. This university welcomes students of all religions, ethnic origins and talents. According to US News, this university is ranked 130 out of 181 Regional Universities in the North. ...Read more

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B.A. Middle Level Education: Social Studies

McCandless, USACourse duration : 4 years
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    INR 23.79L/yr
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B.A. English Studies: Literature

McCandless, USACourse duration : 4 years
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    INR 23.79L/yr
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9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, United States

Founded in 1963

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Accreditation, Number of Students and Faculties

La Roche University is fully accredited by the Middle state commission on higher education. Associate programs are accredited by ACEN, baccalaureate in nursing is accredited by ACEN and many other accreditation agencies are ACBSP, NASADCA, CIDA and so on. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 934(fall 2021).

University Campus, Facilities, Labs and Courses

This university setting is suburban and the campus size is 43 acres and it utilises a semester-based academic calendar. This university offers a number of student services including placement services, nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance and many more. This university also offers safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, day and night foot and vehicle patrols, controlled dormitory access and so on. Alcohol is not permitted for the students of legal age at this university. There are a variety of career services offered by this university such as resume assistance, alumni network, job search classes, interest inventory, internship, interview training, on-campus job interview and so on. This university offers a library and many laboratories for students’ advanced learning. The university also offers special services for learning-disabled students such as note-taking services, priority setting, tutors, typists, exams on tape or computer, extended time for testing, oral tests and many more. This university offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs and also has facilities for online programs. The various degree programs of this university include major, minor, master's, certification, certificate and joint. 

Streams, Number of Courses and Other Offerings

This university offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and seven competitive graduate programs. The most demanding streams of this university include health professions and related clinical sciences, psychology, general accounting, early childhood education and teaching and many more. Interior architecture, commercial and advertising art, information and technology and registered nursing radiation therapy are also highlighted streams of this university. Degrees are offered in many courses including certificate, bachelor's, post-bachelor's, doctorate - professional practice by this university master's, post-master's certificate and doctorate-professional practice.

La Roche University Acceptance rate (General)

The admission to this university is least selective with an acceptance rate of 98%. Half of the applicants admitted to this university have an SAT score between 965 and 1160 or an ACT score of 15 and 26.  On the other hand one-quarter of admitted applicants achieve scores below these ranges and one-quarter of the students scored above these ranges. To get admission to this university a GPA is considered an important academic factor. 

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate

Undergraduate applicants need a 10+2 academic qualification and should be aged 18 or above. GPA, high school rank and recommendation letters are considered for getting admission here. 

Postgraduate

Postgraduate applicants need to submit an undergraduate course certificate along with a common application form. Conditional admission is offered for international students. An admission interview is recommended for the admission process to this university.

Documents, Test and Average Score Required

Undergraduate

The following documents are needed for the undergraduate applicants:

  • 10+2 school academic grade.
  • School leaving certificate with official transcript.
  • SAT or ACT, GPA proof.
  • A recommendation letter from at least two teachers from the last school.
  • A  common application is required here. 

Postgraduate

The following documents are required for the postgraduate admission:

  • TOEFL is required but IELTS, SAT and ACT are considered here for the international students.
  • A separate application form is required for transfer students. 
  • The minimum credit to apply is 10.
  • Undergraduate course certificate.
  • International students should follow university guidelines.

Popular courses at La Roche University

Popular courses at this university are accounting, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, child and family studies, communication, media and technology, computer science, criminal justice and criminology and many more. Education, engineering, English studies, dance, exercise and sports, health science, human resource management, information technology, mathematics, nursing and many other courses are in demand.

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