- 4 Year
- DAYTON, OH
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- Academicsgrade A minus
- Valuegrade A minus
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade A
- Athleticsgrade A minus
- Party Scenegrade A+
- Professorsgrade A minus
- Locationgrade B minus
- Dormsgrade A
- Campus Foodgrade A+
- Student Lifegrade A+
- Safetygrade C+
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university deeply committed to the common good. We invite people with diverse talents, interests and backgrounds to join our vibrant, welcoming community.
Our commitment to transparent affordability means we’ll help provide the tools you need to graduate on time because we value your family’s peace of mind above any bottom line.
We turn big dreams into bold moves. Here, you’ll undertake research that matters and experiences that make a difference to develop real solutions and build momentum for positive change. Through hands-on learning, you’ll gain important knowledge and skills while also developing a critical mind and a compassionate heart.
At UD, we educate the whole person by linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. We’re committed to becoming an anti-racist university, where everyone is treated with respect and openness.
Together, we're passionately striving to create a brighter tomorrow.
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Most Popular Majors
- Mechanical Engineering195 Graduates
- Finance150 Graduates
- Marketing143 Graduates
- Communications140 Graduates
- Health Service Preparatory Studies78 Graduates
- Accounting71 Graduates
- Psychology70 Graduates
- Biology69 Graduates
- Early Childhood Education61 Graduates
- Chemical Engineering60 Graduates
A Holistic Approach
At UD, our Catholic, Marianist tradition helps each student develop a critical mind, a compassionate heart, a solid résumé. Our students are actively engaged in discerning their unique gifts and vocation, and our holistic approach to health and well-being means we help students build a foundation for academic and career success as well as for sustainable, lifelong, physical and mental wellness.
- Mix of Online and on Campus22%
- On Campus78%
- Insecure stuck up and fearful1%
- Community if you like to drink5%
- Police State5%
- Horrible terrible1%