Colleges in Dubuque County, Iowa

There are 7 Colleges in Dubuque County, Iowa, serving a population of 96,571 people in an area of 609 square miles. There is 1 College per 13,795 people, and 1 College per 86 square miles.

In Iowa, Dubuque County is ranked 18th of 99 counties in Colleges per capita, and 5th of 99 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Dubuque County Colleges

Find Dubuque County, Iowa colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Capri College-Dubuque 395 Main Street Dubuque, IA

Clarke University 1550 Clarke Drive Dubuque, IA

Divine Word College 102 Jacoby Drive West Epworth, IA

Emmaus Bible College 2570 Asbury Road Dubuque, IA

Loras College 1450 Alta Vista Street Dubuque, IA

University Of Dubuque 2000 University Avenue Dubuque, IA

Wartburg Theological Seminary 333 Wartburg Place Dubuque, IA

About Dubuque County Colleges

Dubuque County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Dubuque County, IA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Dubuque County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Dubuque County College Statistics

Find Dubuque County College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Dubuque County College Enrollment
 Dubuque CountyIowa
College/Grad School Enrollment7,388 (29.1%)221,409 (27.6%)
Dubuque County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Dubuque CountyIowa
Some College, No Degree12,773 (19.8%)441,087 (21.2%)
Associate's Degree5,930 (9.2%)238,423 (11.5%)
Bachelor's Degree12,723 (19.7%)395,820 (19.0%)
Graduate/Professional Degree6,946 (10.8%)191,197 (9.2%)
Dubuque County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Dubuque CountyIowa
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher19,669587,017
Arts, Humanities & Others4,300 (21.9%)121,444 (20.7%)
Business4,085 (20.8%)122,300 (20.8%)
Education3,749 (19.1%)108,830 (18.5%)
Science & Engineering5,763 (29.3%)176,795 (30.1%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,772 (9.0%)57,648 (9.8%)