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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.

Website: udayton.edu

Private
Co-ed
8,483
Undergraduate
Students
(47.8%) 4,051 Women
(52.2%) 4,432 Men
2,990
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 17,462 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.74
SAT Math
560-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,900
Tuition and Fees
$44,100
Room and Board
$14,050
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$32,131
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,533
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
623
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
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Campus Life

Dayton Population
143,355
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Rudy Flyer
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
7.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.6% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
5.0%
First-Year Students Returning
89.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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