University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$44,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
47%
500-599
39%
400-499
5%
700-800
15%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
30-36
21%
24-29
50%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,578
Declined 4,884
Total Received 17,462
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Private

8,483

undergraduate students

2,990

graduate students

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373-acre, urban campus in Dayton (population: 140,371). Served by air and bus; train serves Cincinnati (54 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Cincinnati
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dayton International

University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton
45469

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Marching Band
  • Red Scare (basketball student cheering section)
  • Campus Connection
  • Habitat for Humanity

Top Events

  • Christmas on Campus
  • Family Weekend
  • Up the Organizations Day
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • approximately 1000 recording video cameras, automated external defibrillators in high density residential facilities and other areas

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
89%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
47%
500-599
39%
400-499
5%
700-800
15%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
30-36
21%
24-29
50%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.74

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,578
Declined 4,884
Total Received 17,462

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)

Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling

Club Sports Men

Field hockey, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Fencing, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Economics
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Design and Visual Communications, General
Development Economics and International Development
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Biology
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Exercise Physiology
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
History, General
Human Nutrition
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Technology/Technician
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Radio and Television
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,473

total students

50%

in-state

50%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

8,483
students

Female
48%
4,051

Male
52%
4,432

26%

2,990
students

Female
48%
1,422

Male
52%
1,568

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

8,046
students

Female
49%
3,875

Male
51%
4,171

6%

437
students

Female
41%
176

Male
59%
261

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 65%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

140

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
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

  • 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

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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