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Defiance College
  • 4 Year
  • Defiance, OH

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  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 464 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Defiance acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Business, Early Childhood Education, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 35% of students, Defiance alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,900.

About

701 N Clinton
Defiance, OH 43512
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Defiance Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
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
$26,811 / 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
$18,899 / 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
9:1
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
  • All
    4%
  • None
    75%
  • Some
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
464 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
49
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
67%
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
86%
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
35%
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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