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Science & Engineering Profile

Well, where do you want to go? It’s perfectly okay if you don’t know today. College is a remarkable journey of exploration and discovery, and we’re ready to be your guide.

At the University of Dayton, there’s more to learning and growing than classes and textbooks. While your course work is essential, a lot of important learning happens in the real world. 

Whether you jet across the globe to install water purification systems in Uganda, study business for a semester in China, or volunteer a few miles away at a local school, you’ll engage with the world. At the University of Dayton, we know you’ll become a key member of a community united by shared beliefs, inspired ideas, and, of course, Flyer basketball. 

As a Catholic, Marianist institution, we aim to educate the whole person—creating a unique community of curious minds and compassionate hearts. We constantly use what we learn and apply it in our own backyard and around the world to make a difference in the lives of others. Through improving the world, we improve ourselves.

Making a difference starts right here at the University of Dayton. By working to improve ourselves, we create a better world for everyone. 




• Applied Mathematical Economics
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Computer Information Systems
• Computer Science
• Environmental Biology
• Environmental Geology
• Geology
• Mathematics
• Medicinal-Pharmaceutical Chemistry
• Physical Science
• Physics
• Physics—Computer Science
• Pre-dentistry
• Pre-medicine
• Psychology
• Discover Sciences

• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Discover Engineering

Engineering Technology
• Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology
• Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology
• Industrial Engineering Technology
• Mechanical Engineering Technology
• Discover Engineering Technology

We are a top 10 national Catholic research university.

If you’re one of those students who gets involved in every club, we wish you luck. More than 240 student clubs and organizations are offered.

Tuition covers 144 credit hours—so you can double-major or minor at no extra cost.

A 15:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 27 mean interactive learning environments—and plenty of personal attention.

We have a near-perfect 50:50 male-female ratio.

When’s the game? Our Division I athletics offer thrills for athletes and spectators alike, and more than 60% of our students compete in intramurals. 

Earn two degrees in just five years with our bachelor’s plus master’s degree program—saving you time and money while positioning you for success. 

Put your knowledge into action. Through ETHOS, you can take what you’ve learned in the classroom and use it to create life-saving changes and opportunities in 19 countries around the globe.

The University of Dayton Research Institute and GE Aviation EPISCenter are two ways students gain valuable hands-on experience—without leaving campus.