#4 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

Dillard University

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Student Population
Dillard University overview
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Online dillard.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Dillard University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dillard University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,783 prospective students applied, and 3,777 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 311 enrolled in the school.  1,152 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 63 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $17,410 plus fees of $1,871. Dillard University is ranked 883 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Dillard University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Dillard University is rated within the lower 23% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Dillard University overview
SAT 950/1110
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.24
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $36

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Dillard University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,871
Room and Board $10,340
Budget for Other Expenses$4,230
Total One Year Cost$35,151

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$35,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
24% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dillard University students
Subject Percent of Class
Ethnic Studies 50%
Business 11%
Social Sciences 8%
Biology 6%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=158802 IPEDS survey data for Dillard University.

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