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Denison University

Granville, Ohio

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Student Population
Denison University overview
Location Granville, Ohio
Online denison.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Denison University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Granville, Ohio, Denison University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,812 prospective students applied, and 2,590 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 625 enrolled in the school.  2,365 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 29 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $52,620 plus fees of $1,210. Denison is ranked 93 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Denison is rated within the top 20% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1200/1410
ACT 27/31
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Denison University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,210
Room and Board $13,050
Budget for Other Expenses$1,320
Total One Year Cost$69,400

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
79% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Denison University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 28%
Biology 10%
English and Literature 9%
Psychology 9%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202523 IPEDS survey data for Denison University.

Current students may use the Denison University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.