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University of Dayton
  • 4 Year
  • DAYTON, OH

Report Card

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

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Dayton is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Dayton, Ohio. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,046 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Dayton acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Marketing, and Finance. Graduating 82% of students, Dayton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,600.

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300 COLLEGE PARK
DAYTON, OH 45469
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League

University of Dayton Rankings

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Udayton Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1120-1320
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$33,372 / 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
$25,858 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 88 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 109 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 109 responses

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Majors

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
    9%
  • On Campus
    91%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,046 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
437
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
15%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 69 responses
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Welcoming
    35%
  • Chill
    6%
  • Partier
    6%
  • Average
    3%
  • Insecure stuck up and fearful
    1%
  • Pompus
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 119 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 132 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 78 responses
  • Community
    76%
  • Community if you like to drink
    5%
  • Police State
    5%
  • Great
    4%
  • Neighborly
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Pathetic
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 63 responses

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