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University of Dayton
Location Dayton, OH
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 11,971
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #237
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


University of Dayton
Tuition (In State) $44,890
Tuition (Out of State) $44,890
Room & Board $14,870
Avg Net Price $32,768
Avg Grant Aid $28,345
% Receiving Grant Aid 96%


University of Dayton
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 17,262
Admitted 13,919
Acceptance Rate 80.6%
Enrolled % 15.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.77
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 23/29
SAT Range 1130/1330
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline May 1, 2023


University of Dayton
Student to Faculty Ratio 15:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (28%)
  • Engineering (13%)
  • Education (8%)
  • Communication (7%)
  • Health Professions (5%)


University of Dayton
Graduation Rate 74%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $57,300
Making Student Loan Payments 84%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,000
Median Loan Payment $268


University of Dayton
% Men 52%
% Women 48%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 78%
% Black 3%
% Hispanic 3%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 11%
% Unknown Race 1%


University of Dayton
% In-State 55%
% Out-of-State 44%


University of Dayton
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required Yes
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard