University of Dayton: Ranking & Review

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Dayton
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United States
rank
World
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2253810
Top 5%

University of Dayton Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%70%73%
Applicants15,9428,2127,730
Admissions11,4275,7465,681
Enrolled undergraduates2,2261,1471,079
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,8825,6005,282

763 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

364 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores633
Percent of students submitting SAT scores28%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
605

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,916
Percent of students submitting ACT scores85%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
26

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
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

University of Dayton Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$57,680$57,680
Off-campus$57,680$57,680
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,180 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Dayton provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,534 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$41,750$41,750
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,525$1,525
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,182$16,182
Fees for full-time graduates$50$50
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$899$899

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering41724526688
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52492616
Education1341787319
Health Professions and Related Programs1203037187
Psychology8773160
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1176123
Biological and Biomedical Sciences10511107
Legal Professions and Studies49397
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services87583
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields6565
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies51758
Social Sciences5151
Visual and Performing Arts3535
Mathematics and Statistics141731
English Language and Literature & Letters19928
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies17522
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2121
History1515
Physical Sciences1515
Theology and Religious Vocations10515
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1313
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1010
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total1,8407621692,771

A total of 1,840 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Dayton.

At the master's and doctor's level 931 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%77%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesUD
Founded1850
MottoPro Deo et Patria
For God and Country
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,735
Instructional FTE746
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteudayton.edu
Address300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio, 45469
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population142,000
Phone9372291000
Fax+1 (937) 229 4000

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