U Dayton

University of Dayton

300 College Park, Dayton, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    96
  • Class Notes
    59
  • Textbook Notes
    14
  • Study Guides
    23
  • Currently Enrolled
    565
  • Previously Enrolled
    292

Overview of University of Dayton (U Dayton)

About this school

The University of Dayton, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated institution. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education and Engineering. Its 110-acre campus is located in Dayton.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:8,499
    • Men:4,459 Men (52.5%)
    • Women:4,040 Women (47.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (U Dayton)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Dayton is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
300 College Park
City, State, Zip
Dayton, OH 45469
Phone
(937) 229-4411
Fax
(937) 229-4545
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
February 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music, music therapy, music education programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
72% of 15,942 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 7,730 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 8,212 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,521 (22%) of 11,427 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,177 (21%) of 5,681 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,344 (23%) of 5,746 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.68
375 And Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
550-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
40%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
44%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
25%
• Score 24 - 29
54%
• Score 18 - 23
21%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (U Dayton)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,450 (55.31%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,580 (35.02%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (2.58%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,750 (7.09%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Dayton accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1 | Final deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 17
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003127
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,078 (93.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,523 (73.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,522 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,515 (99.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$30,372
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,517 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,208
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,152 (75.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,982
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 132 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
700 (31.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,549

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,359 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,780 (75.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,605 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,585 (99.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$31,029
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,573 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,594
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,783 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,415
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 421 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3,153 (39.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,131

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,689
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (U Dayton)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


563

Part-Time Faculty


471

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


48%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 25% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 67% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,953,128
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
7675
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Dayton provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


90.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


59.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


79.0%

Programs & Majors (U Dayton)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (74)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Nutrition
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Education

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor

Master's Programs of Study (53)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Human Development
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Middle School Education
  • Music Education
  • Optical Sciences
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Physical Education
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Structural Engineering
  • Student Affairs
  • Theology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Writing

Campus Life (U Dayton)

Location & Geography

Population


143,355

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Cincinnati

Campus Size


388 acres

Weather


Temperature
17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Dayton
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


75% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


25%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Rudy Flyer
School Colors
Red and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
bowling, football, softball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Dayton offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, marching band, red scare (basketball student cheering section), campus connection, habitat for humanity

Sororities


17% of women participate

Fraternities


17% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,079

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
8,499
Women
4,040
Men
4,459

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 3.1% Black/African-American
  • 5.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.0% White
  • 1.0% Unknown

International Students


7.2% from 39 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


2,383

Student Resources (U Dayton)