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The University of Dayton, or UD, is a private Catholic university run by the Society of Mary. It is located in Dayton, Ohio. It was established in the year 1850. UD is among the ten largest Catholic schools in the United States and is the largest of the the Marianist universities in the country. The university offers more than 70 academic programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate School
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Education and Allied Professions
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Law
University of Dayton's official mascot is known as the Rudy Flyer and their sports teams are nicknamed the Flyers. They compete in the Atlantic Ten Conference.

Profile of University of DaytonStudents attend University of Dayton in Dayton, OH, a medium-sized city. The school is proud of its Roman Catholic status. University of Dayton is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

University of Dayton is known for its programs in media, engineering, and education and teaching.

University of Dayton Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 530 and 640.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at University of Dayton is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 10, 395 students at the school .

Student Life
Full-time students are the norm at University of Dayton. The school has a residential or campus feel. University of Dayton offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. University of Dayton values student athletics, and belongs to the Atlantic 10 Conference and Pioneer Football League.

University of Dayton Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching587educational administration, early childhood education, special ed, school Counselling, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, reading teaching, art education, . . .
Business and Management486business management, marketing, finance, accounting, organizational behavior, MIS, entrepreneurship, international business, . . .
Engineering256mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering, engineering
Liberal Arts234political science, English, general studies, sociology, international studies, history, Spanish language, economics, . . .
Therapy and Counselling226psychology, community psychology, school psychology, physical therapy, clinical psychology, music therapy, experimental psychology, educational psychology
Media175public relations, organizational communications, digital communications, journalism, communication studies, communication and journalism
Science86biology, optics, chemistry, physics, geology, biochemistry, environmental biology
Engineering Technician62mechanical engineering tech, industrial tech, electronics tech, computer engineering tech, manufacturing tech
Medicine47pre-med, pre-dentistry
Security and Law Enforcement40criminal justice and safety
Religion and Philosophy35theology, religion, pastoral Counselling, philosophy
Computer Science and Engineering30computer science, computer engineering, computer and info science
Family and Social Work28public administration, human nutrition, food and nutrition
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy27sports and fitness management, exercise science
Design24design and visual communication
Fine Arts17fine arts, art history and criticism
Music10music, music performance, music theory and composition
Photography and Commercial Art6photography
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Contact: University of DaytonUniversity of Dayton

300 College Pk

Dayton, OH 45469

General Phone: (937) 229-1000


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