University of Dayton

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$41,750

1.98% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$35,077

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.11%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.7%

15,942 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

10,882

90.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

78.7%

1,535 Graduates

About

University of Dayton is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Dayton were Mechanical Engineering (207 degrees awarded), General Finance (190 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (151 degrees).

In 2017, 2,936 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Dayton. 48% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,130 degrees), 27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Dayton is $41,750, which is $15,250 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Dayton is $41,750, which is $15,250 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,077.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,750

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Dayton was $41,750. The cost of tuition at University of Dayton is $15,250 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$35,077

2017 Value

3.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Dayton had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,077. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Dayton grew by 3.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,680

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Dayton was of $12,680 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 72.6% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at University of Dayton received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.14% with respect to 2016, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.11%

2016 Default Rate

39

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Dayton was 2.11%, which represents 39 out of the 1852 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Dayton received 15,942 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.78% annual decline. Out of those 15,942 applicants, 11,427 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.7% acceptance rate.

There were 10,882 students enrolled at University of Dayton in 2017, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Dayton has an overall enrollment yield of 19.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

11,427

Accepted Out of 15,942

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Dayton was 71.7% (11,427 admissions from 15,942 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 60.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -8.78%, while admissions grew by 8.34%.

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SAT Scores

28%

Submission Percentage

633

Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at University of Dayton in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Dayton has a total enrollment of 10,882 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Dayton is 9,811 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,071. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at University of Dayton are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Dayton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.4% White, 4.52% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Black or African American, 2.94% Two or More Races, 1.45% Asian, 0.0827% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0551% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Dayton in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (39.9%), followed by White Female (39.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Black or African American Female (3.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Dayton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,882 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Dayton is 9,811 and the part-time enrollment is 1,071. This means that 90.2% of students enrolled at University of Dayton are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Dayton was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Dayton had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,200

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    492

  3. Black or African American

    381

The enrolled student population at University of Dayton is 75.4% White, 4.52% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Black or African American, 2.94% Two or More Races, 1.45% Asian, 0.0827% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0551% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 183 students (1.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 116 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Dayton. The majority of degree recipients at University of Dayton are white (2,130 degrees awarded). There were 27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Dayton is Mechanical Engineering (207 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (190 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (151 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Dayton, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (688 degrees awarded), Legal (97 degrees), and Education (320 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Dayton are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,016,604 people), Other managers (521,812 people), Software developers (376,732 people), Secondary school teachers (326,539 people), and Education administrators (321,619 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Dayton are Engineering (688 degrees awarded), Legal (97 degrees), Education (320 degrees), Communications (126 degrees), and Psychology (169 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Dayton are Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at University of Dayton are Engineering (688 degrees awarded), Legal (97 degrees), Education (320 degrees), Communications (126 degrees), and Psychology (169 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Dayton are Elementary & secondary schools (3,089,839 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (578,371 people), Computer Systems Design (526,477 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (418,299 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (366,093 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Dayton are Engineering (688 degrees awarded), Legal (97 degrees), Education (320 degrees), Communications (126 degrees), and Psychology (169 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 207 degrees awarded

  2. 190 degrees awarded

  3. 151 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Dayton was Mechanical Engineering with 207 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,526

  2. 1,410

In 2017, 1,526 degrees were awarded to men at University of Dayton, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,410).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 208 degrees were awarded to men at University of Dayton in Mechanical Engineering, which is 4.24 times more than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 89 degrees were awarded to women at University of Dayton in Speech Communication & Rhetoric, which is 2.47 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%

100% Completion Time

79%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 62% of students graduating from University of Dayton completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Dayton is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.717% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,130 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Dayton is white (2,130 degrees awarded). There were 27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (79 degrees).

2.32% of degree recipients (68 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,069 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,061 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Dayton is white female (1,069 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,061 degrees).

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Operations

University of Dayton has an endowment valued at nearly $524M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $95.8M (18.3%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Dayton had a total salary expenditure of $493M. University of Dayton employs 165 Associate professors, 150 Lecturers, and 130 Professors. Most academics at University of Dayton are Male Associate professors (102), Male Professors(100), and Female Lecturers (91).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Dayton are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 555 employees, Management, with 475 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 297 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$524M

2017 Endowment

10.8%

growth from 2016

University of Dayton has an endowment valued at about $524M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Dayton grew 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $238M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $122M - Federal

  2. $4.47M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Dayton received $122M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.47M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$193M

2017 Salaries

5.02%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Dayton paid a median of $193M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($493M) and a 5.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.97% growth from 2015 and a 6.02% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$51.1M

Instructional Salaries

612

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Dayton paid a total of $51.1M to 612 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

165 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

555 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Dayton were Associate professor with 165 employees; Lecturer with 150 employees; and Lecturer with 130 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Dayton were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 555 employees; Management with 475 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 297 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Dayton was Male Associate professor with 102 employees, Male Professor with 100 employees, and Female Lecturer with 91 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Dayton.

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