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Defiance College
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  • 4 Year
  • DEFIANCE, OH

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Defiance is a private, Christian college located in Defiance, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 515 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Defiance acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Business, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 45% of students, Defiance alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,900.

About

701 N CLINTON ST.
DEFIANCE, OH 43512
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Defiance College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Defiance Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1050
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$25,251 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,388 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 12 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 12 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 12 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    57%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
515 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
47
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
59%
Varsity Athletes
62%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Athlete
    29%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Student-Athlete
    29%
  • Artsy
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 14 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 16 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Family atmosphere
    33%
  • Very small and intimate college
    33%
  • Extremely small and party friendly.
    17%
  • Very small, and not extremely friendly
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
57%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 7 responses

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