University of Dayton: Ranking & Review

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Dayton Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 253 811
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

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

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

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
Engineering 417 245 26 688
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 524 92 616
Education 134 178 7 319
Health Professions and Related Programs 120 30 37 187
Psychology 87 73 160
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 117 6 123
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 105 1 1 107
Legal Professions and Studies 4 93 97
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 8 75 83
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 65 65
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 51 7 58
Social Sciences 51 51
Visual and Performing Arts 35 35
Mathematics and Statistics 14 17 31
English Language and Literature & Letters 19 9 28
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 17 5 22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21 21
Physical Sciences 15 15
History 15 15
Theology and Religious Vocations 10 5 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13 13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 10 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6 6
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
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 population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9372291000
Fax+1 (937) 229 4000

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