8,499
Students
Financial aid thermometer
31,029
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Dayton is a University institution located in Dayton, OH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 College Park
Dayton, OH  45469-1310
United States
Contact Mr. Robert Durkle
Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Email: admission@udayton.edu
Phone: 937-229-4411
Fax: 937-229-4729

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Industrial Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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French Checkmark
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Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics Checkmark
Medicinal And Pharmaceutical Chemistry Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Applied Economics Checkmark
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,942
Applied
11,427
Accepted
8,499
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

7,730
Females Applied
5,681
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,212
Males Applied
5,746
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.68
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music, music therapy, music education programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan November 1st February 1st
Transfer June 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 650
SAT Math 550 660
ACT Composite 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,900
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Fees

13,580
Room & board
8,140
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

31,029
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,372
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,142
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,325
Avg. Loan Aid
18,131
Avg. Grant Aid
27,594
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,499
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.18%
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 78.89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 1.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.38%
Other 0.96%

Gender

Male (52.46%)
Female (47.54%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 75%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Christmas on Campus, Family Weekend and Up the Organizations Day

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Marching Band, Red Scare (basketball student cheering section), Campus Connection and Habitat for Humanity

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
approximately 1000 recording video cameras, automated external defibrillators in high density residential facilities and other areas

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,034
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 563
Part-time - 471
Male - 607
Female - 427