University of Dayton (UD)

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University of Dayton can be found in Dayton, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around twelve thousand students enrolled per year at UD.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at University of Dayton. A score in the range of 1520 to 1820 on the SAT exam, or 24 to 29 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of Dayton (UD) average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.45. This school has an acceptance rate of about 53% with 21% of applicants choosing to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the University of Dayton (UD) acceptance rate 2015 will be around 62%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at udayton.edu.

Overall University of Dayton (UD) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

53.0%

The overall acceptance rate for University of Dayton was reported as 53.0% in Fall 2013 with over 15,700 applications submitted to UD. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UD SAT Scores: 1520 - 1820
  • UD ACT Scores: 24 - 29
  • UD Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Dayton?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to University of Dayton is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UD has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.2%
  • 2010-2011: 77.2%
  • 2011-2012: 75.5%
  • 2012-2013: 55.2%
  • 2013-2014: 53.0%
  • Projected UD Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 61.7%

How Does University of Dayton (UD) Compare?

53.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Dayton is five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Miami University-Oxford66.8%
Xavier University70.0%
Northern Kentucky University46.7%
Indiana Wesleyan University95.2%
University of Indianapolis84.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants15,71950.2%49.8%
Admitted8,32748.1%51.9%
Enrolled1,76150.8%49.2%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Dayton (UD) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 600
Math530 - 630
Writing500 - 590
Total Score1520 - 1820
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 29
Math23 - 28
Composite Score24 - 29
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