Defiance College: Ranking & Review

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Defiance
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120496945
Top 41%

Defiance College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%53%61%
Applicants1,257731526
Admissions710388322
Enrolled undergraduates1519952
Enrolled total (including graduate students)614342272

137 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores21
Percent of students submitting SAT scores14%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
425
Math
405

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores136
Percent of students submitting ACT scores90%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
18
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Defiance College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$46,040$46,040
Off-campus$47,240$47,240
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,050 and other expenses per full academic year.

Defiance College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 547 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$31,480$31,480
Fees for full-time undergraduates$710$710
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$495$495
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,432$9,432
Fees for full-time graduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$524$524

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services29332
Education16824
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22123
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1818
Health Professions and Related Programs1212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions88
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services77
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs77
Psychology33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities112
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Social Sciences
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
English Language and Literature & Letters
History
Visual and Performing Arts
Theology and Religious Vocations
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total312611140

A total of 129 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Defiance College.

At the master's level 11 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate39%32%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Founded1850
MottoDefy the ordinary
Religious affiliationUnited Church of Christ
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff134
Instructional FTE50
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitedefiance.edu
Address701 N Clinton
Defiance, Ohio, 43512
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population16,000
Phone4197844010
Fax+1 (419) 784 0426

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