|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into University of Dayton? The school has a 60% acceptance rate. Last year, 10,547 out of 17,477 applicants were admitted making University of Dayton a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. University of Dayton typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Dayton?
University of Dayton typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 995. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1205 out of 1600. 30 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1205 to 1310||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1100 to 1205||Avg -||47%-60%|
|995 to 1100||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 995||Low||<34%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Dayton?
Admission data indicates that University of Dayton regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 84 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Dayton.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>74%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||60%-74%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||50%-60%|
|22 to 24||Reach||39%-50%|
|Less than 22||Low||<39%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Dayton. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Dayton was 3.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Dayton accepts 60% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||9%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||18%||17%|
Applicants have 71 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Dayton before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 9||Feb 20|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Dayton and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202480 IPEDS survey data for University of Dayton.