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Dillard, a church-affiliated, liberal arts university, was formed through the 1930 merger of New Orleans University and Straight College. Its 48-acre campus is located in a residential section of New Orleans. Campus architecture is predominantly neoclassical in style.

Website: www.dillard.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,185
Undergraduate
Students
(72.7%) 862 Women
(27.3%) 323 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
48% of 4,615 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.78
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
19 average
17-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$28,018
Tuition and Fees
$17,918
Room and Board
$10,100
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$16,409
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,095
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
72
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New Orleans Population
369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
 
Sororities
40% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.0% Asian
92.6% Black/African-American
0.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students
2.2% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
48%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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