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#5754 of 14,131 In the World
#1583 of 2,597 In North America
#1501 of 2,496 In the United States
#56 of 90 In Ohio

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Religion
United Church of Christ
Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
970
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$25,251 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
562
Graduates
45
Male:Female Ratio
58:42
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Defiance College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 55% 56% 60%
Applicants 3,021 2,343 579
Admissions 1,659 1,313 346
Freshmen enrolled full time 216 144 72

211 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

76 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
76 or 35%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1050
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Defiance College are 890-1050 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
180 or 83%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Defiance College are 17-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 380 (63%)
Black or African American 132 (22%)
Hispanic 49 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 20 (3%)
Two or more races 13 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.8%)
Asian 3 (0.5%)
Nonresident Alien 2 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,251/year
Average aid awarded
$21,388
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $23,628
$30-48K $24,176
$48-75K $25,489
$75-110K $26,087
$110K+ $27,240

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $33,150$8,100
Tuition in-state $33,150$8,100
Tuition out-of-state $33,150$8,100
Fee in-district $760
Fee in-state $760
Fee out-of-state $760

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 547
Combined charge for room and board $10,614
Room charge $5,580
Meal charge $5,034

Defiance College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business & Commerce, General 18
Criminal Justice & Police Science 1 14
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 15
Social Work 15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 14
Business Administration and Management, General 12
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 6
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 6
Accounting 5
General Studies 2 3
History, General 4
Design and Visual Communications, General 3
Education, General 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Biology Teacher Education 1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Forensic Science and Technology 1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Psychology, General 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Grand Total 3 114 14
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 45% 35% 62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
85
Citations
598

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
38 / 157
Psychology
33 / 59
Medicine
21 / 107
Math Teachers
19 / 31
Mathematics
19 / 31
Education Majors
19 / 8
Environmental Science
14 / 318
Health Science
11 / 20
Sociology
10 / 23
Computer Science
9 / 19
Political Science
8 / 78
Art & Design
7 / 7
Ecology
6 / 149
Business
6 / 36
Biology
5 / 119
Clinical Psychology
5 / 1
Communications and Public Relations
4 / 80
Child Psychology
4 / 21
Multimedia
4 / 0
Oceanography
4 / 157
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
3 / 57
Radio and Television broadcasting
3 / 12
Advertising
3 / 8
Cognitive Science
3 / 18
Gerontology
2 / 10
Creative Writing
2 / 0
Broadcast Journalism
2 / 10
Social Psychology
2 / 20
Law
2 / 7
Philosophy
2 / 2
Linguistics
2 / 1
Zoology
2 / 62
Media Studies
2 / 4
Aesthetics
1 / 7
Physical Therapy
1 / 8
Project Management
1 / 1
International Economics
1 / 18
Anatomy and Physiology
1 / 57
Classics and Ancient History
1 / 0
Demography
1 / 32

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 7
1992 0 7
1993 0 5
1994 0 10
1995 1 8
1996 0 17
1997 0 11
1998 1 12
1999 1 10
2000 0 16
2001 0 8
2002 0 6
2003 7 12
2004 2 8
2005 8 12
2006 5 5
2007 6 7
2008 10 19
2009 9 16
2010 5 17
2011 4 45
2012 6 38
2013 1 49
2014 6 73
2015 2 63
2016 2 97
2017 4 91
2018 1 76
2019 3 103
2020 3 117
2021 2 109

Notable alumni

  1. Richard Mourdock

    Richard Mourdock
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politiciangeologist
    Biography

    Richard Earl Mourdock is an American politician who served as treasurer of the state of Indiana from 2007 to 2014. Running with the support of the Tea Party movement, he defeated six-term incumbent U.S. Senator Richard Lugar in the May 2012 Republican primary election for U.S. Senate. He lost the November 6, 2012 general election for Lugar's seat to Democratic congressman Joe Donnelly.

  2. Paul Gillmor

    Paul Gillmor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2007 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    lawyermilitary officerpolitician
    Biography

    Paul Eugene Gillmor was an American politician of the Republican Party who served as the U.S. representative from the 5th congressional district of Ohio from 1989 until his death in 2007.

  3. Terence T. Henricks

    Terence T. Henricks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    astronautaircraft pilotmilitary officer
    Biography

    Terence Thomas "Tom" Henricks is a retired colonel in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. He served on four Space Shuttle missions.

General info

Founded 1850
Motto Defy the ordinary
Colors purple, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 129
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 701 N Clinton St.
Defiance, Ohio, 43512
United States
City population 17,000
Phone 4197844010
Fax +1 (419) 784 0426

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