Tuition & Fees

$17,085

$17,085

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
23%
400-499
41%
300-399
32%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
16%
400-499
47%
300-399
26%
200-299
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
9%
18-23
52%
12-17
34%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
37%
12-17
56%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
6%
18-23
62%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

27%

73%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,493
Declined + 3,649
Total Received 6,142
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Private (nonprofit)

1,200

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6164
ACT 1578

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School Facts

Dillard, a church-affiliated, liberal arts university, was formed through the 1930 merger of New Orleans University and Straight College. Its 48-acre campus is located in a residential section of New Orleans.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,200
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Other
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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New Orleans, LA

55-acre campus in New Orleans (population: 378,715). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/4
33%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
23%
400-499
41%
300-399
32%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
16%
400-499
47%
300-399
26%
200-299
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
9%
18-23
52%
12-17
34%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
37%
12-17
56%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
6%
18-23
62%
12-17
32%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $36
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,493
Declined + 3,649
Total Received 6,142

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Thomas W. Steffan
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 216-6637
F: 504 816-4895
admissions@dillard.edu

Cost

Tuition $15,790
Room & board $5,408
Additional fees $1,295
Total $22,493
Average Financial Aid - $15,756
Total with Avg. Aid $6,737

Financial Aid

56%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,756

Average financial aid

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Mascot
Blue Devils
School colors
royal and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics/Finance
Education
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
French
History
Japanese Studies
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religion
Physics/Pre-Engineering
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre Arts
Urban Studies
World Languages
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Undergraduate

100%

1,200
students

Female
73%
871

Male
27%
329

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

94%

1,138
students

Female
74%
831

Male
26%
307

undergraduatePart-time

6%

62
students

Female
65%
40

Male
35%
22

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
92%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Brazil
Haiti
Kenya
Nigeria
Senegal
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Aurea Diab
Director of Study Abroad
504 816-4009
adiab@dillard.edu

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