Tuition & Fees

$51,950

$51,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
58%
500-599
22%
700-800
24%
600-699
52%
500-599
24%
30-36
43%
24-29
57%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,808
Declined + 4,732
Total Received 7,540
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Private (nonprofit)

2,341

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Communication
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1164
ACT 3266

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Location

School Facts

Denison University, founded in 1831, is a private liberal arts university. Its 800-acre campus is located in Granville, OH, 28 miles east of Columbus.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,341
Established in 1831
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Granville, OH

931-acre campus in Granville (population: 5,773); 25 miles from Columbus. Air and bus serve Columbus; smaller airport serves Newark (four miles). School operates transportation to Columbus airport as well as shopping and entertainment in Columbus.

Denison University
100 West College Street
Granville, OH 43023

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 30% of male students
 
8 sororities 49% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
65%
Top 1/4
87%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
58%
500-599
22%
700-800
24%
600-699
52%
500-599
24%
30-36
43%
24-29
57%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,808
Declined + 4,732
Total Received 7,540

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Gregory W. Sneed
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 336-4766
F: 740 587-6306
admission@denison.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 740 587-6279
F: 740 587-5706
finaid@denison.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Laura E. Meek
Director of Financial Aid
meekl@denison.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Crew, Cricket, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Paintball, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Squash, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Cheerleading, Clay Target, Crew, Cricket, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Frisbee Golf, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Paintball, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Nan Carney-Debord (men's)
Director Of Athletics, Physical Education, And Recreation
email

Nan Carney-Debord (women's)
Director Of Athletics, Physical Education, And Recreation
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Coast Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Big Red
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Black Studies
Chemistry
Cinema
Classical Studies
Communication
Computer/Information Science
Dance
Data Analytics
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Studies
English
Environmental Studies
French
French Area Studies
Geosciences
German
Global Commerce
History
Individualized Program
International Studies
Latin
Latin American Studies
Mathematical Science
Music
Music Theory/Composition
Music/Bluegrass
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Economics
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Communication
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,341

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,341
students

Female
55%
1,297

Male
45%
1,044

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,319
students

Female
56%
1,287

Male
44%
1,032

1%

22
students

Female
46%
10

Male
54%
12

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented China
India
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bryce Benton
Associate Director of Admissions
740 587-6789
bentonb@denison.edu

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