You’ll feel at home—even if you’re on the other side of the world.


The University of Dayton is located two miles southeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio, a vibrant community offering the amenities of larger urban areas while retaining its Midwestern warmth. The city is very accessible, and the Dayton International Airport is only 15 minutes from the University.


Type of SCHOOL: The University of Dayton is a private, coeducational, residential research university.

Size of Campus: The University’s 398-acre campus blends historic brick buildings with modern architecture and state-of-the-art facilities.

Number of Students: The University is home to more than 8,200 undergraduates and 2,300 graduate and law students.

Number of Faculty: There are 1,000 full-time and part-time faculty members.

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: The University offers more than 80 undergraduate and 50 graduate programs in Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Teacher Education, Health Sciences, Engineering, and Law.

Geographic Diversity: With students hailing everywhere from China and India to Great Britain and Kuwait, there is a wonderful international presence to be found on our campus. Our undergraduate and graduate students represent more than 70 countries.

International Student Services: Located in the Center for International Programs, International Student and Scholar Services assists international students with immigration issues, counseling, personal advising, social and extracurricular activities, and emergencies. Our Intensive English Program (IEP) provides instruction in English-language skills.

International Student Budget: (2016–2017; no fees)
Living Expenses$14,545
Insurance and Other Costs $4,750

Financial Aid:
We offer international merit scholarships to select first-year and transfer undergraduate applicants. School-year employment and payment plans are also available.

Test Score Requirements: Undergraduate: TOEFL minimum score of 70 (Internet-based) or 523 (paper-based); the University of Dayton also accepts scores from ELPT (minimum 956), APIEL (minimum 3), and IELTS (minimum 6.0).

Application Deadlines and Fees:
Fall term: May 1
Spring term: November 1
Summer term: Case-by-case basis
No application fee

• Applied Mathematical Economics
• Art Education
• Art History
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Communication
- Communication Management
- Journalism
- Media Production
- Public Relations
- Theatre
• Computer Information Systems
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice Studies
• Economics
• English
• Environmental Biology
• Environmental Geology
• Fine Arts
• French
• Geology
• German
• Graphic Design
• History
• Human Rights Studies
• International Studies
• Mathematics
• Medicinal-Pharmaceutical Chemistry
• Music
• Music Composition
• Music Education
• Music Performance
• Music Therapy
• Philosophy
• Photography
• Physical Science
• Physics
• Physics—Computer Science
• Political Science
• Pre-dentistry
• Pre-law
• Pre-medicine
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology
• Visual Arts
• Women’s and Gender Studies
• Discover Arts
• Discover Sciences

• Accounting
• Business Economics
• Entrepreneurship
• Finance
• International Business Management
• Management Information Systems
• Marketing
• Operations and Supply Management
• Discover Business

• Health and Sport Science
- Dietetics
- Exercise Physiology
- Exercise Science
- Pre-physical Therapy
- Sport Management
• Teacher Education
- Adolescence to Young Adult Education
- Early Childhood Education
- Foreign Language Education
- Intervention Specialist (Special Education)
- Middle Childhood Education/Intervention Specialist
- Secondary Catholic Religious Education
- Discover Teacher Education

• Engineering
- 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

You can achieve your dreams at the University of Dayton. Ranked as a top-tier national doctoral-level university by U.S. News & World Report, we provide challenging academics and opportunities to gain experience in your field of study.

A Catholic, Marianist university, the University of Dayton offers more than 80 undergraduate and 50 graduate programs. The University ranks first among Catholic universities in the United States for sponsored engineering research and development. Many of our programs are nationally recognized, including our entrepreneurship program, which is ranked #15 in the nation according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur.

Students from around the world have chosen the University of Dayton—and named us a leading university worldwide in learning, living, and support services, according to the largest survey of international student satisfaction.