University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio
4-year Private university

Overview

University of Dayton is a private institution established in 1850 with suburban setting located at Dayton. It is ranked 124 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $42,900 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,499. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#124 in National Universities
Setting
Suburban
Location Dayton, Ohio
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1850
Selectivity Low
Size Medium
8,499 Undergraduates

Learning

15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/ Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$56,480
Cost of Attendance
$27,884
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $42,900
Outstate Tuition Fee $42,900
Room and Board Fees $13,580
$51,600 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

60% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.64 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

68 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Action Deadline
Mar
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
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--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
May
01
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$30,372 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$28,208 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $56,480
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
82% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application May 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Trustee's Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $92,000 to $98,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA: A, 32-36 ACT or 1420-1600 SAT
Requirement for maintenance a 3.0 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
President's Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $82,000 to $90,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA: A-, 29-36 ACT or 1330-1600 SAT
Requirement for maintenance a 3.0 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Dean's Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $68,000 to $78,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA: B+, 27-29 ACT or 1260-1350
Requirement for maintenance a 3.0 cumulative GPA,
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

U.S. Air Force ROTC
Total Worth a $5,000 per year
Details U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarships are offered nationally and may be used at the University of
Dayton. Aerospace studies courses are taken at Wright State University, in Dayton, and all other
courses (including PT) are taken at UD. Contact the WSU AFROTC Detachment 643 at 937-775-
2730 for more information.
For cadets receiving less than full-tuition scholarships, the University will provide AFROTC award
recipients with a $5,000 per year ROTC Incentive Grant, in addition to any UD merit scholarship
awarded. The total of all aid (including the ROTC award) cannot exceed the cost of attendance.
Visual Arts Awards
Total Worth --
Details Visual arts scholarships are awarded annually on a competitive basis. Entering students who wish to be considered must submit a portfolio to be reviewed by the visual arts faculty. Fouryear
awards are renewed based upon the recommendation of the visual arts chairperson.
Students may contact the department of visual arts at 937-229-3237 for more information.

Students

8,499 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
90% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
79% Students graduate within 6 years