#5 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio

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Student Population
University of Dayton overview
Location Dayton, Ohio
Online udayton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
University of Dayton overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Dayton, Ohio, University of Dayton is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 16,793 prospective students applied, and 12,014 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,200 enrolled in the school.  10,037 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,204 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $42,900 plus fees of $0. University of Dayton is ranked 185 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



University of Dayton is rated within the top 30% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1110/1310
ACT 24/30
GPA 3.64
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Dayton
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $13,580
Budget for Other Expenses$1,750
Total One Year Cost$59,230

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
74% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Dayton students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Engineering 13%
Education 8%
Communication 7%
Health Professions 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202480 IPEDS survey data for University of Dayton.