University of Dayton is a nonprofit private institution that has many degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Dayton, Ohio, in a predominantly urban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Approximately eleven thousand students enroll at UD yearly.
Students may choose from several areas of study, including:
- Legal Professions And Studies
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken to apply to University of Dayton. Scores between 24 to 29 on the ACT or 1060 to 1260 on the SAT are required to greatly increase your chances for admission. University of Dayton accepts approximately 80% of applicants. Of those accepted, around 22% of students enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at udayton.edu.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $35,000 annually, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to determine cost. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is about $6,800. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for University of Dayton is the "Flyers", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs available:
- Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Golf (NCAA Division I-AA)
Students can take a look at the school's http://www.udayton.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students University of Dayton accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at University of Dayton is around 11,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 19% enrolling as graduate students and 77% as undergraduate 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
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $39,000-$47,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- Per unit charges are around $1,400 for part time students
- Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$20,068|
|Receiving Student Loans||54%||$8,375|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, University of Dayton may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
- Child care
University of Dayton has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||60%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||16%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.7%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Dietetics Program
- Law Program
- Music Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
University of Dayton is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
- Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
- Track and Field (Atlantic 10 Conference)
- Football (Pioneer Football League)
- Track and Field, X-Country
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 University of Dayton 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
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Wright State University in Dayton, OH (6 miles away)
- Central State University in Wilberforce, OH (16 miles away)
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- Indiana University - East in Richmond, IN (39 miles away)
- University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH (46 miles away)
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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 University of Dayton for official up-to-date information.