Dillard University Rankings

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In the World#3986 of 14178
In North America#1127 of 2629
In the United States#1054 of 2528
In Louisiana#18 of 27
In New Orleans#6 of 9

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
39%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$17,269 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,225
Male:Female Ratio
24:76
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Dillard University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate39%36%40%
Applicants9,2032,3626,841
Admissions3,5728422,730
Freshmen enrolled full time31374239

286 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
104 or 33%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Dillard University are 980-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
245 or 78%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Dillard University are 19-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American868 (71%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown296 (24%)
Hispanic27 (2%)
Two or more races22 (2%)
Nonresident Alien5 (0.4%)
White4 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,269/year
Average aid awarded
$14,388
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,461
$30-48K$16,367
$48-75K$19,132
$75-110K$20,825
$110K+$22,496

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 capacity695
Combined charge for room and board$10,218
Room charge$6,156
Meal charge$4,062

Dillard University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Public Health, General44
Biology & Biological Sciences, General41
Psychology, General18
Business Administration and Management, General17
Mass Communication & Media Studies16
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse16
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies15
Physics, General14
Social Work8
Business & Managerial Economics8
Political Science and Government, General7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
English Language and Literature, General6
Music, General6
Chemistry, General6
Accounting4
Urban Studies & Affairs4
Film & Cinema & Video Studies4
Art & Art Studies, General3
Mathematics, General2
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Grand Total247
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate51%52%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
273
Citations
1,419

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
66
Materials science
39
Medicine
21
Physics
17
Sociology
15
Economics
15
Psychology
14
History
10
Mathematics
10
Environmental science
7
Engineering
7
Art
7
Biology
7
Political science
6
Business
5
Geography
5
Philosophy
4
Computer science
3
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2642130
Art31571
Economics3171100
Psychology3747253
Political science401111
Chemistry4030408
Physics412134
Environmental science419842
Materials science4202132
Geology43393
Geography47539
Medicine4881100
Mathematics496930
Biology533357
Business56982
Engineering59791
Computer science62764

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199007
199117
199202
199304
199423
199535
199603
199743
199813
199946
200024
200127
20022512
20032815
20041737
2005752
2006262
2007466
2008363
2009539
2010644
20111051
2012662
20131094
20141178
20151090
2016882
2017889
2018779
20191186
202018122

General info

Founded1869
WikipediaDillard University
MottoEx Fide, Fortis
Strong Through Faith
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff320
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122
United States
City population379,000
Phone5048164768

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