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Dillard University

New Orleans, LA

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.

Web Sitewww.dillard.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,185
   Women862 (72.7%)
   Men323 (27.3%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate48% of 4,615 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPA
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA2.78
SAT Math430 average
380-500 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading437 average
390-490 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite19 average
17-20 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$31,858
Tuition and Fees
$17,004
Room and Board
$9,874
Average Percent of Need Met64%
Average Freshman Award$16,409
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$30,095

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
65
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

New Orleans Population369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 61% of freshmen, 44% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNational Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot 
Sororities40% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate

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 Students2.2% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning75.0%
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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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 2.97 3.40     20
Low 2.60 2.90     19
High 3.30 4.00     21
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