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University of Dayton
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  • 4 Year
  • DAYTON, OH

Monthly Update

2.13.2024

The University of Dayton's Admission Office recommends submitting your FAFSA by February 15th. When filing the FAFSA, you will need UD's school code 003127. Due to FAFSA delays, Dayton has as extended the deadline to confirm enrollment to May 15th. We’ll continue to communicate updates at go.udayton.edu/affordability Learn More

Report Card

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

About

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

At the University of Dayton, community is more than a word. It’s our shared vision.

As a top-tier Catholic research university committed to a diverse, inclusive environment, we help every student soar by linking learning and scholarship through transformative leadership, experiential learning and service opportunities for all students.

Rooted in our Catholic, Marianist values, the support you’ll receive in our close-knit community strengthens your spiritual growth; fortifies your passion for service, justice and peace; and equips you to thrive through adaptation and change for a lifetime of success.

If you’re ready for research that matters and experiences that make a difference, come to UD and develop real solutions for positive change and lasting impact.

Discover who you’re called to be and how to use your gifts with the University of Dayton — so you can lead a life rich in meaning and fulfillment.

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University of Dayton 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
February 1
Acceptance Rate
81%
SAT Range
1130-1330
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$29,933 / 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
$32,287 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 92 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 118 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 118 responses

Majors

A Holistic Approach

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At UD our Catholic, Marianist tradition helps each student soar by developing a critical mind, a compassionate heart and a solid resume. You’ll actively engage your unique gifts to find more than a career — you’ll find your vocation. And our holistic approach to health and well-being means you’ll have a solid foundation for success as well as for sustainable, lifelong physical and mental wellness.

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
    19%
  • On Campus
    81%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,106 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
310
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 78 responses
  • Friendly
    42%
  • Welcoming
    33%
  • Chill
    6%
  • Partier
    6%
  • Average
    4%
  • Insecure stuck up and fearful
    1%
  • Nonconsiderate
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 128 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 141 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 87 responses
  • Community
    71%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Community if you like to drink
    5%
  • Great
    5%
  • Neighborly
    5%
  • Police State
    5%
  • Pathetic
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 67 responses

University of Dayton Reviews

Rating 3.89 out of 5  1,473 reviews
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