Defiance College

Defiance College

Defiance, OH
location
Private
type
Small
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
599
total students
Tuition Cost $31,990 | $31,990
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $23,603
August 15
fall application deadline
56%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
20
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Natural Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Religious Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Graphic Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

56% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,257
    • Accepted710
    • Acceptance Rate56%
    • Enrolled599
    • Female Applicants526
    • Females Accepted322
    • Female Acceptance Rate61%
    • Male Applicants731
    • Males Accepted388
    • Male Acceptance Rate53%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.25
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.12
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 20 18 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,990
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,990
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$740
    • Room and board *$10,220
    • Room only *$5,500
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$23,603
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$23,953
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$31,440
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,590
    • Average Grant Aid:$17,479
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$18,809
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 67%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 13%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students599
    • Male Student Percentage54%
    • Female Student Percentage46%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.05%
    • Black or African American12.3%
    • White or Caucasian74.43%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.33%
    • Asian.82%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races2.62%
    • Unknown or International Student.82%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.64% representing 4 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students30% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 50%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Campus Activities Board, Criminal Justice Society, Student Senate, Black Action Student Association, Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty77
    • Full-time Percentage47%
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 630 students to 50 faculty

Location & Contact

701 North Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512-1610
USA

Mrs. Brenda Averesch

Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 419-783-2352
Fax: 419-783-2468
Email: baveresch@defiance.edu

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