The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.

We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

At the University of Dayton, we learn by doing, because doing transforms education. Whether it’s opening a new campus in China, creating a food-scrap composting program or adding study abroad opportunities, we’re committed to making UD greener, more global and more diverse. Explore our more than 80 undergraduate and 50 graduate and doctoral programs.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Dayton, Ohio
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $61,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Women's Golf; Women's Rowing; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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