Denison University is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Granville, OH, which is a predominantly rural area. DU has a yearly student enrollment of nearly two thousand.
Areas of study available at Denison University include:
- Social Sciences
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Communications And Journalism
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 1190 - 1360 for the SAT exam and between 27 - 30 for the ACT exam is common among students admitted to this school. This school has an admissions rate of around 48% of which only 26% chose to attend. More information on admissions can be found at denison.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $44,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is about $6,000. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Denison University Big Red participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs offered include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
To see a full list of areas of study, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.denison.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Denison University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Denison University is around 2,300 students. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 28% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $46,000-$56,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,400 to $1,700 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$29,846|
|Receiving Student Loans||59%||$6,241|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Denison University may provide services to students like:
- Career path counseling
- Assistance to find work
With a high graduation rate of around 81%, Denison University is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||78%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
Denison is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Football (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Denison University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Legal Professions and Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Denison University for official up-to-date information.