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Clarke University to host College Fair on Sept. 13

September 8, 2017

Clarke University will host the 2017 Dubuque College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Robert and Ruth Kehl Center on campus. Clarke University, Loras College, and the University of Dubuque rotate hosting responsibilities for this annual event. This year’s college fair at Clarke will include over 70 colleges and universities from more than seven states. A complete list of the participating colleges and universities can be found at clarke.edu/collegefair.

The event is a one-stop-shop for high school students and families to learn about postsecondary opportunities at a variety of colleges and universities. Admissions representatives will be available to discuss admission requirements, financial aid, campus life, athletics and more. The event is free and parking is available in any on-campus parking lot.

Director of Admissions Julie Cirks said, “We are excited to host this annual event on Clarke’s campus this year. This is a great resource for college-bound students in the Dubuque area. Whether you are just beginning your college search or making your final selection, this is a wonderful opportunity to get a glimpse at a wide variety of colleges from the Midwest.”


Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, and six graduate degree programs. Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.