University of Dayton

country rank  752
world rank  2091

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University Overview

Founded in 1850, University of Dayton is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Dayton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Dayton (UD) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Dayton (UD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 170 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UD
Founded 1850
Motto Pro Deo et Patria
For God and Country
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address 300 College Park
Dayton (population range: 50,000-249,999)
45469 Ohio
United States
T +1 (937) 229 1000
F +1 (937) 229 4000

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 300 College Park
Dayton 45469-1300
+1 (937) 229 4411
(800) 837 7433

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Society of Mary -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Dayton's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Bar Association ABA-Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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