Tuition & Fees

$18,711

$18,711

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
40%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
79%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

25%

male

75%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,630
Declined + 3,815
Total Received 6,445
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Private (nonprofit)

1,290

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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,290
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: 391,495). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
40%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
79%
12-17
14%

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 2,630
Declined + 3,815
Total Received 6,445

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

David Page
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 216-6637
F: 504 816-4895
admissions@dillard.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $16,580
Room & board $10,100
Additional fees $2,131
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $30,111
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 216-8094
F: 504 816-5456

Financial Aid Officer

Denise Spellman
Director of Financial Aid
dspellman@dillard.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Kiki Barnes (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Engineering
English
Financial Economics
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Theatre Arts
Urban Studies/Public Policy
World Languages
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-medicine

1,290

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,290
students

Female
75%
962

Male
25%
328

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,200
students

Female
76%
908

Male
24%
292

7%

90
students

Female
60%
54

Male
40%
36

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
85%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

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

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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International Students

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