Dillard University

New Orleans, LA

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$19,281

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
63%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
56%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
73%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

25%

male

75%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,572
Declined 5,631
Total Received 9,203
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Private

1,235

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Dillard University, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,235
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation interdenominational
Historically Black college/university yes

55-acre campus in New Orleans (population: 393,292). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA
70122

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Activities Board
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Collegiate 100
  • Class Councils

Top Events

  • Coronation
  • Spring Fest
  • MLK Week for Peace and Justice
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
63%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
56%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
73%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $36
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.24

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,572
Declined 5,631
Total Received 9,203

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $17,410
Additional fees $1,871
Books & supplies $1,300
Other fees $2,130
Total $22,711

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Urban Studies/Affairs
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,235

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,235
students

Female
75%
929

Male
25%
306

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,164
students

Female
76%
877

Male
24%
287

6%

71
students

Female
74%
52

Male
26%
19

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
71%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

61

Transfer students enrolled

5%

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 no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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