Dillard University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4058 of 14,131 In the World
#1152 of 2,597 In North America
#1078 of 2,496 In the United States
#19 of 27 In Louisiana
#6 of 9 In New Orleans

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$19,016 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,215
Male:Female Ratio
22:78
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
dillard.edu

Dillard University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 65% 57% 69%
Applicants 5,783 1,610 4,173
Admissions 3,777 911 2,866
Freshmen enrolled full time 311 57 254

1,001 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

172 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
108 or 35%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Dillard University are 950-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
236 or 76%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Dillard University are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 1019 (84%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 130 (11%)
Hispanic 33 (3%)
Two or more races 20 (2%)
White 4 (0.3%)
Nonresident Alien 4 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,016/year
Average aid awarded
$14,482
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,736
$30-48K $18,658
$48-75K $19,167
$75-110K $24,682
$110K+ $22,450

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $17,410
Tuition in-state $17,410
Tuition out-of-state $17,410
Fee in-district $1,871
Fee in-state $1,871
Fee out-of-state $1,871

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 695
Combined charge for room and board $10,340
Room charge $6,156
Meal charge $4,184

Dillard University Majors

Major Bachelor's
Public Health, General 35
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 34
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 23
Psychology, General 20
Business Administration and Management, General 15
Mass Communication & Media Studies 15
Computer and Information Sciences, General 12
English Language and Literature, General 9
Physics, General 8
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 8
Accounting 6
Chemistry, General 6
Political Science and Government, General 5
Social Work 5
Urban Studies & Affairs 5
Business & Managerial Economics 4
Mathematics, General 4
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 3
Art & Art Studies, General 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Music, General 2
Grand Total 223
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 42% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
251
Citations
1,450

Publication / Citation count by topic

Chemistry
72 / 416
Physics
62 / 292
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
50 / 257
Engineering
47 / 185
Materials Science
39 / 171
Medicine
28 / 299
Environmental Science
22 / 92
Biology
21 / 242
Computational Chemistry
19 / 127
Atomic and Molecular physics
18 / 88
Economics
15 / 150
History
15 / 0
Sociology
14 / 174
Business
13 / 62
Optical Engineering
11 / 43
Psychology
11 / 307
Mathematics
11 / 266
Physical chemistry
10 / 37
Environmental Management
9 / 23
Computer Science
8 / 38
Gerontology
7 / 35
Geography and Cartography
6 / 11
Health Science
6 / 31
Anthropology
6 / 0
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
5 / 119
Public Health
5 / 13
Political Science
5 / 6
Quantum and Particle physics
4 / 17
Development Studies
4 / 31
Demography
4 / 19
Inorganic Chemistry
4 / 25
Healthcare Management (MHA)
4 / 18
Art & Design
4 / 1
Animal Science
4 / 57
Education Majors
4 / 134
Law
4 / 8
Condensed Matter Physics
4 / 26
Ecology
3 / 12
International Economics
3 / 3
Finance
3 / 2

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 7
1992 1 2
1993 0 4
1994 2 3
1995 4 4
1996 0 4
1997 3 4
1998 0 3
1999 5 7
2000 2 3
2001 3 9
2002 25 13
2003 29 18
2004 17 37
2005 7 54
2006 3 69
2007 6 80
2008 3 69
2009 5 45
2010 6 63
2011 10 53
2012 6 67
2013 12 97
2014 11 94
2015 11 101
2016 8 95
2017 9 92
2018 7 100
2019 12 102
2020 17 172
2021 11 212

Dillard University alumni

  1. Garrett Morris

    Garrett Morris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    musicianstage actorfilm actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Garrett Isaac Morris is an American actor, comedian and singer. He was part of the original cast of the sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live, appearing from 1975 to 1980, and played Jimmy on The Jeffersons (1983–1984). Morris also had a role as Junior "Uncle Junior" King on the sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, which aired from 1996 to 2001. Morris had a starring role as Earl Washington on the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, from 2011 to 2017. He is also known for his role in the sitcom Martin as Stan Winters, from 1992 to 1995, and the movie Cooley High. He played Slide in Car Wash (1976), and Carl in The Census Taker (1984).

  2. Martin Luther King Sr

    Martin Luther King Sr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1899-1984 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    Christian minister
    Biography

    Martin Luther King was an African-American Baptist pastor, missionary, and an early figure in the Civil Rights Movement. He was the father and namesake of the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

  3. Andrew Young

    Andrew Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    politicianpeace activistwriterhuman rights activistfilm producer
    Biography

    Andrew Jackson Young Jr. is an American politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close confidant to Martin Luther King Jr. Young later became active in politics, serving as a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Carter Administration, and 55th Mayor of Atlanta. Since leaving office, Young has founded or served in many organizations working on issues of public policy and political lobbying.

  4. Beah Richards

    Beah Richards
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2000 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actorwriterpoettelevision actor
    Biography

    Beulah Elizabeth Richardson, known professionally as Beah Richards, was an American actress of stage, screen, and television. She was also a poet, playwright, author and activist.

All 24 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1869
Motto Ex Fide, Fortis
Strong Through Faith
Colors royal blue, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 260
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122
United States
City population 379,000
Phone 5048164768

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