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Denison University
Granville, OH
Denison, founded in 1831, is a liberal arts university. Its 1,200-acre campus is located in Granville, 28 miles east of Columbus.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,277
   Women 1,257 (55.2%)
   Men 1,020 (44.8%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 44% of 6,881 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.70
SAT Math 648 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 630 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $62,480
  Tuition and Fees $48,960
  Room and Board $11,970
Average Percent of Need Met 89%
Average Freshman Award $39,755
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 216
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Granville Population 5,638
Nearest Metropolitan Area Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 99% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Big Red
Sororities 83% of women participate
Fraternities 76% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
10.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.8% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students 8.5% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning 89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 21.0%