University of Dayton

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General Information

Admission Office

300 College Park

Dayton, OH 45469-1300

(937) 229-4411

(800) 837-7433

Fax: (937) 229-4729

Contact: Robert Durkle

Dean of Admission
Main Address

300 College Park

Dayton, OH 45469

(937) 229-1000

Total undergrads: 7,731

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,984

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,420

Graduate enrollment: 2,705


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B


Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Computer Engineering B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Engineering Technology – General B
Industrial Technology B
Manufacturing Technologies B
Mechanical Engineering Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Dietetics B
Music Therapy B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Human rights B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Econometrics B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Dayton Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (937) 229-1000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 11,241
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 75%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 10,178 (91% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $42,900
Out-of-state Tuition: $42,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,962

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Dayton Programs

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Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 411
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 394
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 212
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 58141
Engineering 15135
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 5
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 61
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 112
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 141
Psychology 14
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 4
Theology and Religious Vocations 21
Visual and Performing Arts 9
Grand total 1477518

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $42,900
Out-of-state $42,900
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $16,700
Out-of-state $16,700

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 2,186 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,167 97% $22,962
Student loan aid 1,276 57% $12,057

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,720 91% $22,456
Federal student loans 4,118 48% $9,610

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 16,793 8,482 8,311
Percent admitted 100% 70% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 14% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Dayton Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 11,241
Undergraduate enrollment 8,617
Graduate enrollment 2,624

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Dayton Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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