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Denison University
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  • 4 Year
  • GRANVILLE, OH

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Report Card

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

About

100 WEST COLLEGE STREET
GRANVILLE, OH 43023
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
North Coast Athletic Conference
From Denison University

A best-of-both-worlds location. Personalized education. Career-focused coaching. Real-world professional experience. And long-lasting connections. That's the Denison Advantage.

Denison’s beautiful campus sits on “The Hill” in our quintessential college town just 25 minutes from Columbus, Ohio — the 14th largest city in the country.

Our professors are true mentors, and our innovative academic programs prepare students for the world that awaits them. Denison students engage in hands-on learning and gain practical skills that employers are seeking. And Denison’s curriculum features academic programs in data analytics, financial economics, global commerce, global health, and journalism, among others.

Denison has developed the gold standard in career readiness programs. Our students have access to our 16 career center coaches and powerful network of alumni and parents. And Denison Edge in downtown Columbus further connects the classroom to career.

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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

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
28%
SAT Range
1220-1430
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$39,808 / 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
$29,751 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
41%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Global Commerce at Denison University

Global Commerce graduates are prepared to succeed in the revolving circumstances of the 21st century. We investigate why goods, services, information, money, and power are exchanged across the world and think critically about the complex factors that shape the structures and practices of global trade. We create solutions to address the challenges that businesses face in today’s global economy.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,258 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
14
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
12%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Diverse
    35%
  • Open-minded
    22%
  • Outgoing
    17%
  • Communicative and understanding
    9%
  • Apathetic
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 51 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Supportive
    60%
  • Relationships run deep
    20%
  • Caring
    5%
  • Expressive
    5%
  • Homogenous
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
National
49%
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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