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La Roche College

Address: 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, United States

Description La Roche College

Private Catholic College of mixed form of education La Roche College was founded in 1963 by the Sisters of Divine Providence, the main Christian precepts, traditions and postulates here are observed to this day. This does not mean that this is a strict, closed educational institution - today pupils from all over the world can get a high-quality and prestigious education: of any nationality and origin, race and social status, religion and nationality. The motto of the school is the phrase "Engaging Minds. Embracing the World ": which talks about the unique opportunities that students can get during studying and who will be most useful to them in life in the modern world and a multicultural community.

Today, the college is in the north of the lively Pittsburgh: the number of bachelor's programs exceeds 50 diverse areas in almost all areas of modern science and knowledge. In total, representatives of more than 18 US states and 35 world countries are studied here.

In the curriculum, intensive academic and extra-curricular activities are harmoniously combined: in their free time students can attend various optional clubs, sections and communities (academic, sports, creative), volunteer and charity work.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in La Roche College

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 14 735 $ / semester

Undergraduate

At this educational stage, the college students are offered the following educational areas and specialties:

1) Management and business

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • international Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology

2) Natural and behavioral, social sciences

  • Biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Computer science
  • Electroengineering
  • Engineering and Nanotechnology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Software
  • Criminal law
  • Forensics
  • National security
  • Studying of athletes
  • Sports medicine
  • Valeology
  • Medical technology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Chiropractic (general preparatory course)
  • Radiology
  • Speech pathologies and their treatment
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology: child + family
  • Psychology
  • Criminal Psychology

3) Education and Nursing

  • Teaching children with autism and other disorders
  • Education (teacher of grades 7-12)
  • Teacher of middle classes, directions: English language and literature, art, mathematics, humanities and social sciences, science, science, history, political science
  • Nursing

4) Design

  • Graphic design
  • Interior design

5) The humanities

  • Media Communications and Technology
  • Film and Media Industry
  • English Language and Literature
  • English: professional writing skills and journalism
  • Literature
  • Certificate of a professional writer
  • History
  • International studying
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Performing arts (choreography)
  • The Art of Ballet
  • Philosophy
  • Gender and Women's Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Parish management
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Sociological research.

The requirements for La Roche College applicants vary depending on the chosen curriculum:

1) Undergraduate:

  • Filled out application form
  • Certificate of full school education
  • Results of final examinations
  • Sponsorship letter (or other confirmation of solvency)
  • Copy of the passport
  • Receipt for payment of the registration fee.
  • It is also desirable to provide the SAT or ACT exam results (if any), a certificate of sufficient English (IELTS or TOEFL).

Please note - all documents (regardless of the specialty and program you are applying for) must be translated into English and notarized. Documents are scanned and sent to the official post of the college (applications are processed online).

Diploma programs and Master's program (Graduate)

The Graduate Program at La Roche College offers the following programs and directions:

1) Management and business

  • Accounting
  • Management of information systems
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems

2) Natural and behavioral, social sciences

  • Nursing and Anaesthesiology
  • Valeology

3) Education and Nursing

  • Education (including teaching children with autism and other disorders)
  • Nursing

4) Design

  • Graphic design
  • Interior design.

The requirements for La Roche College applicants vary depending on the chosen curriculum:

1) Graduate programs:

  • Filled in registration form
  • Degree and Bachelor's Degree (specialty - business, finance) from accredited colleges or universities
  • GPA certificate with scores of 3.25-4.0, GMAT certificate is desirable
  • High level of English (fluency)
  • Diplomas from all completed courses and programs, on which the student was studied after undergraduate
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Extended essay
  • Personal resume
  • Passing a personal interview.

Please note - all documents (regardless of the specialty and program you are applying for) must be translated into English and notarized. Documents are scanned and sent to the official post of the college (applications are processed online).

English language courses for foreign students (ESL - English as a second language)

The program of intensive language studying is intended for adult students who plan to study abroad on pre-diploma or diploma programs, but have not reached the required high level of English (including academic skills).

The preparatory program is suitable for any category of students. Usually the course lasts 1 semester (16 weeks): initial testing of the level of knowledge takes place before enrolling in any course of La Roche College.

Accommodation, housing and food

The basic cost of living at a standard rate is usually included in the tuition fee (for details, see the relevant section), without additional fees and deposits.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : 7-12 Special Education Certification, Accounting, Accounting 4+1, Accounting Certificate, Administration Certificate Program, Advanced Studies in Autism Certificate, Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement Certification, biochemistry, Bioengineering- Pitt, Biology (B.A.), Biology (B.S.), Biology with Forensics, Chemical Engineering- Pitt, chemistry, Chemistry - Comprehensive, Chemistry - Forensic Science, Child and Family Studies, Communication, Media and Technology, Computer Engineering- Pitt, computer science, Criminal justice, Criminal Justice - Accelerated Program for Criminal Justice Professionals (APCJP), Criminalistics Certificate, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice, Electrical Engineering- Pitt, Engineering Science-Nanotechnology: Chemistry/Bioengineering Emphasis- Pitt, English Studies: Literature, English Studies: Professional Writing and Journalism, Exercise and Sport Science, Film, Video and Media, finance, forensic psychology, Games Studies Certificate, graphic design, Health Science - Degree Completion, health sciences, High School, history, HR Consultant Certificate, Human Resources Generalist, Industrial Engineering- Pitt, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies (Self-Design), Interior Design, International Affairs, international Management, Leadership, Liberal Studies, Management - B.A., Management - B.S., Management Information Systems, marketing, Master of Education (with Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement Certification), Master of Education (with PreK-8 Special Education Certification), Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Health Science (Nurse Anesthesia), Master of Science in Human Resources Management, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration, Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education, Mathematics - BA, Mathematics - BS, Medical Imaging, Middle Level Education: English/Language Arts and Reading, Middle Level Education: Mathematics, Middle Level Education: Science, Middle Level Education: Social Studies, Middle Level Social Studies Education with Dual Major in History, Middle Level Social Studies Education with Dual Major in Political Science, Modern Language Certificate Program, National Security Studies, Nursing - Associate of Science, Nursing - RN to BSN Degree Completion Program, Nursing - School Nurse Certification, Online programs, Parish Program Manager Certificate, Performing Arts - Dance Performance, political science, Pre-Chiropractic (Palmer College of Chiropractic), Pre-Dental LECOM, Pre-Optometry (Salus University), Pre-Osteopathic Medicine LECOM, Pre-Pharmacy LECOM, PreK-4 Teacher Education/Special Education, PreK-8 Special Education Certification, Professional Studies, Professional Writing Certificate Program, psychology, Radiologic Technology, Religious studies, Self-Design Certificate in HRM, sociology, Software Engineering- Gannon, Strategic HR Professional Certificate, Sustainable Studies Minor, Undeclared, Visual Communications Minor

Events La Roche College

College actively participates in the sports and creative life of the city, state and country. Sport teams of La Roche College regularly take part in various competitions and tournaments, hold friendly matches with other teams. Especially worth noting are sports such as:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer (classic European football)
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additionally paid:

  • Registration fee
  • Submission of the application outside the fixed deadlines
  • Examination boards
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Flight tickets in both directions
  • Transfer to both sides
  • Mandatory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid Embassy).

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The requirements for La Roche College applicants vary depending on the curriculum chosen:

1) Undergraduate:

  • The completed  application form
  • Certificate of full school education
  • Final exam results
  • Sponsorship letter (or other confirmation of solvency)
  • Copy of the passport
  • Receipt for payment of the registration fee.
  • It is also advisable to provide the SAT or ACT exam results (if any), a certificate of sufficient English (IELTS or TOEFL) .

2) International Transfer Program:

  • The main package of documents is as for the undergraduate program
  • Certificates of completion of ESL or similar courses
  • A copy of the current visa
  • A list of the early subjects studied and the exam points received in the courses.

3) Graduate programs:

  • The completed registration form
  • Degree and Bachelor's Degree (specialty - business, finance) from accredited counts Leagues or universities
  • GPA certificate with scores of 3.25-4.0, the GMAT certificate is desirable
  • High level of English (fluency)
  • Diplomas from all completed courses and programs on which the student was tstudied after the undergraduate program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Extended essay
  • Personal summary
  • Passing a personal interview-interview.

Pay attention - all documents (regardless of the specialty you are applying for) should be translated into English and certified by a notary. Documents are scanned and sent to the official mail of the college (applications are processed online).

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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