Defiance College

Defiance, OH

Defiance College

Defiance, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$33,260

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 710
Declined 547
Total Received 1,257
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Private

599

undergraduate students

31

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Defiance College, founded in 1850, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 150-acre campus is located in a residential area of Defiance, 50 miles from Toledo.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 630
Established in 1850
Coeducational Coeducational

150-acre campus in Defiance (population: 16,687), 55 miles from Toledo. Served by bus; major airport serves Toledo; train serves Bryan (25 miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Toledo
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Toledo Express

Defiance College
701 North Clinton Street
Defiance
43512

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Criminal Justice Society
  • Student Senate
  • Black Action Student Association
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • Dance Marathon
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
64%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.12

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 710
Declined 547
Total Received 1,257

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Ecology
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Forensic Science and Technology
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Natural Sciences
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

630

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

599
students

Female
46%
274

Male
54%
325

5%

31
students

Female
58%
18

Male
42%
13

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

525
students

Female
43%
225

Male
57%
300

13%

74
students

Female
67%
49

Male
33%
25

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

35

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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