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The Defiance College, founded in 1850, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 150-acre campus is located in a residential area of Defiance, 50 miles from Toledo.

Website: www.defiance.edu/

Private
Co-ed
599
Undergraduate
Students
(45.7%) 274 Women
(54.3%) 325 Men
31
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 1,257 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.12
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,600
Tuition and Fees
$33,260
Room and Board
$10,540
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$23,424
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
36
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 54% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Defiance Population
16,838
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Toledo
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Yellow Jackets
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
12.5% Black/African-American
7.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.7% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
1.7% from 4 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
89%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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