D'Youville is a private college. Founded as a women's college in 1908, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its seven-acre campus is less than a mile from the center of downtown Buffalo.

Website: www.dyc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,735
Undergraduate
Students
(74.4%) 1,291 Women
(25.6%) 444 Men
1,286
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 1,541 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
550 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
553 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,774
Tuition and Fees
$26,750
Room and Board
$12,224
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$18,449
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,593
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
189
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Buffalo Population
259,384
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
18% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Spartans/Lady Spartans
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.7% Asian
9.4% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.1% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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 recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
320 Porter Avenue
City, State, Zip
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
Phone
(716) 829-7600
Fax
(716) 829-7790
E-mail
admissions@dyc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after 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
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
97% of 1,541 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 1,158 applicants were admitted
Men
96% of 383 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
479 (32%) of 1,491 admitted students enrolled
Women
342 (30%) of 1,123 admitted students enrolled
Men
137 (37%) of 368 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.43
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
550 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
553 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
24%
Score of 500 - 600
57%
Score of 400 - 500
17%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
48%
Score of 12 - 17
4%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 17%
Top quarter: 50%
Top half: 84%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$42,774
Tuition and Fees
$26,750
Room and Board
$12,224
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,600
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002712
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
217 (93.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
193 (88.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
192 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
40 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$18,449
Need-Based Gift
Received by 191 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,282
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 160 (83.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,955
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 26 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
32 (13.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,814

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
810 (92.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
720 (88.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
719 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
158 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$19,004
Need-Based Gift
Received by 714 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,177
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 608 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,650
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 93 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
123 (14.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,739

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,593
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships 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 Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Health Services Administration
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Nursing, education, chiropractic, dietetics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
189
Part-Time Faculty
106
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
43%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 62% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
187,125
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
120
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • International Business
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Chiropractic
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Location and Setting


Buffalo Population
259,384
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
11 acres

Weather

Temperature
17 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
169 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
18% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
82%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Spartans/Lady Spartans
School Colors
Red, black, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x      
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading    
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, crew, ice hockey, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student association, occupational therapy student association, physical therapy student association, student nurses association, black student union
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,735
Women
1,291 (74.4%)
Men
444 (25.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,295
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.7% Asian
9.4% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.1% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students.
1.4% from 31 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
1,286

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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