University of Dayton

Founded in 1850, the University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university that prepares students for success in their careers and throughout their lives. The University offers more than 80 undergraduate and 50 graduate programs in arts and sciences, business administration, education and health sciences, engineering and law.At the University of Dayton, students find an environment where they are encouraged to engage the world, developing both a critical mind and a compassionate heart. More than 7,900 undergraduates call UD their home away from home, and approximately 85 percent live in the residence halls and porch-clad houses in the student neighborhood. And with more than 200 student organizations, there are activities to match every interest.Guided by a Marianist educational tradition that emphasizes building relationships, UD keeps classes small, with an average class size of 27. In addition to hosting office hours, many professors share their cell phone numbers and email addresses so students can ask questions and get answers at any time.University of Dayton students have the chance to experience a truly global education. Extensive education abroad opportunities offer programs on every continent except Antarctica. Students can have a resume-building semester at the University of Dayton China Institute, located in one of the fastest-growing innovation centers in the world, at no additional cost. Students can also gain a global perspective without leaving campus, as the University attracts students from more than 70 countries.A vast array of internships, co-ops and part-time employment opportunities allow students to gain real-world experience before earning their diplomas. UD is ranked first among all Catholic universities for sponsored engineering research, and students can work with top scientists and engineers at the University of Dayton Research Institute as well as the GE Aviation EPISCenter and Emersons Helix Innovation Center, both located on campus. Employers know UD graduates have developed the skills and qualities needed to succeed, and Fortune 500 companies regularly recruit on campus.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1850 N/A Semester $473.1 million + 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469 (937) 229-1000
overall score total score state city online paying global
45 100.0 Ohio Dayton 83 96