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Dillard University
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW ORLEANS, LA

Report Card

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

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Dillard is a private, Christian university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a historically black college, Dillard has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,162 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Dillard acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 52% of students, Dillard alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,000.

About

2601 GENTILLY BLVD
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70122
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Dillard University Rankings

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

Dillard Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1110
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,000 / 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
$14,581 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 54 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 54 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    44%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,162 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
62
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Unique and knowledgeable
    57%
  • Beautiful and Smart
    25%
  • Stressed
    11%
  • Excited
    4%
  • perplexing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
72%
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 56 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Family
    35%
  • It is a very cool school, it is laid back.
    29%
  • Amazing
    23%
  • Horrible
    6%
  • eldritch
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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