A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
Denison University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
North Coast Athletic Conference
Address
100 West College St
Granville, OH 43023

Denison University Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
SAT Range
1190-1330
ACT Range
27-31
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Denison University

Cost

Net Price
$29,412/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,298/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,716/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,093/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,590/ year
  • $110k+
    $33,269/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.32 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.42 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.41 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,263Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    39%
  • Open-minded
    22%
  • Outgoing
    22%
  • Apathetic
    6%
  • Communicative and understanding
    6%
  • Politically Correct/aware
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.46 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
Report
  • Supportive
    67%
  • Relationships run deep
    13%
  • Caring
    7%
  • Expressive
    7%
  • Homogenous
    7%

After Denison University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
68%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.22 responses
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Denison University Reviews

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The campus is probably the most beautiful I have ever seen. Mix that with top notch professors that not only teach but care about their students. Small class sizes are the norm and because of that allow you to know your fellow student and your professors more intimately. I can't forget about the sports! Being an athlete myself, I can tell you that don't let this 'smaller' school fool you...almost every sport is represented here with superior athletes playing them. Glad I made the decision to attend this great school.
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So welcoming, creative and diverse! A wonderful community with wonderful relationship building. Faculty members engage with students and want students to flourish, and don't do their job "for the money", but rather for the success of their students.
Denison University has a small, beautiful campus in the quant town of Granville, Ohio. The community is very close-knit with only about 2,000 students. However, there are always new people to meet and new organizations to become involved with. One problem that the campus faces is that it is know to be segregating into cliques. Most students are very academically driven and focused. Classes are small and often quite challenging but professors are always willing to help. Professors and students work very closely and often conduct research together over the summers and through out the school year. Overall, Denison fosters an amazing community environment and provides a great education in almost any field. However, there are not many major options, so look into their options before applying. The dorms are very average and so is the food. There are not many options for food on campus but the restaurants in the town are quite delicious.