Denison University Rankings

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In the World#1475 of 14178
In North America#463 of 2629
In the United States#421 of 2528
In Ohio#16 of 91
In Granville#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
29%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$36,650 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,293
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Denison University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate29%31%28%
Applicants8,8123,9454,867
Admissions2,5901,2061,384
Freshmen enrolled full time625316309

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
238 or 38%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1200
or below

75% of them
had 1410
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Denison University are 1200-1410 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
242 or 39%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Denison University are 27-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1412 (62%)
Nonresident Alien326 (14%)
Hispanic189 (8%)
Black or African American140 (6%)
Asian87 (4%)
Two or more races80 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown58 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,650/year
Average aid awarded
$30,320
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,990
$30-48K$13,909
$48-75K$22,652
$75-110K$26,544
$110K+$39,782

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$52,620
Tuition in-state$52,620
Tuition out-of-state$52,620
Fee in-district$1,210
Fee in-state$1,210
Fee out-of-state$1,210

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,306
Combined charge for room and board$13,050
Room charge$7,140
Meal charge$5,910

Denison University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics56
Mass Communication & Media Studies51
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other45
Biology & Biological Sciences, General42
International Business & Trade & Commerce33
Computer Science22
Education, General19
International Relations and Affairs19
History, General18
Biochemistry16
Environmental Studies16
Political Science and Government, General15
Sociology and Anthropology15
Sports Studies15
Fine & Studio Arts, General14
Chemistry, General14
Management Science12
English Language and Literature, General11
Film & Cinema & Video Studies11
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology10
Mathematics, General10
Physics, General8
Social Sciences, General7
Women's Studies7
Philosophy7
Writing, General6
Religion & Religious Studies5
Spanish Language and Literature5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4
Geology & Earth Science, General4
African-American & Black Studies3
Music, General3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Dance, General1
French Language and Literature1
German Language and Literature1
East Asian Studies1
Grand Total529
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate82%81%84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,118
Citations
37,613

Publication count by topic

Sociology
247
Psychology
234
Biology
215
Physics
184
History
167
Political science
145
Computer science
130
Art
124
Mathematics
116
Philosophy
70
Economics
63
Chemistry
59
Medicine
55
Geology
48
Geography
46
Business
21
Engineering
18
Materials science
15
Environmental science
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy630349
Sociology8882,665
History923146
Physics92810,560
Art97891
Political science1041911
Psychology13616,065
Geology1413967
Economics1803781
Geography1898447
Biology20935,097
Mathematics21151,461
Business2274446
Computer science25921,187
Medicine27441,355
Environmental science2990246
Engineering3074268
Chemistry3854525
Materials science437999

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199015104
199119102
199211138
199318109
199416160
199514131
199616170
199720172
199831229
199923241
200022337
200143346
200233499
200343562
200450643
200546760
200655998
2007651121
2008801313
2009851407
2010961584
2011951725
2012962033
2013922086
2014862032
20151102109
2016932138
2017712132
2018872165
20191092548
2020852498

General info

Alternative namesDU
Big Red
Dennison University
Denison
Camp Denidoo
Denidoo
Dennison U
Denison U
Founded1831
WikipediaDenison University
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff752
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address100 West College Street
Granville, Ohio, 43023
United States
City population6,000
Phone7405870810
Fax+1 (740) 587 6306

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