University of Dayton

We ask big questions and take action in all realms of knowledge — the arts, sciences, religion, business, education, engineering and law. We lead and we serve because we believe that the more people we help to develop compassionate hearts and critical minds, the better our world will be.

Welcome to the University of Dayton!

We ask big questions and take action in all realms of knowledge — the arts, sciences, religion, business, education, engineering and law. We lead and we serve because we believe that the more people we help to develop compassionate hearts and critical minds, the better our world will be.

Discover the ultimate university experience

For international students, the move from high school in your home country to a university in the United States can be challenging — a new language, new ways of learning and a new home. The University of Dayton eases this transition by combining credit-bearing courses from the first year of your degree with additional academic support, instruction and cultural experiences. Together, these facets of the program combine to create a learning-centered environment that promotes academic success, active involvement in campus life and community engagement. UD offers a number of benefits that are designed to help international students be successful.

Check out these numbers

There are many reasons why students choose to study internationally at the University of Dayton. Consider the statistics below to learn more about the school’s city, academics and campus life.

DAYTON, OHIO: JUST THE RIGHT SIZE FOR SUCCESS

As a medium-sized city with 160,000 people, Dayton offers culture and fun without overwhelming students. And with a central location in the U.S., it’s easy to visit other cool cities too.

  • Named a top 100 best place to live in the U.S.
  • 17th best U.S. city for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
  • Popular industries include aerospace, aviation, healthcare and education.
  • Average temperatures are -3°C in January, 22°C in June and 12°C in October.
  • Dayton International Airport has non-stop flights to 13 U.S. destinations.
  • Cincinnati International Airport has non-stop flights to 56 destinations, including Europe and Latin America.

ACADEMICS: VALUED TRADITIONS & EXCITING INNOVATIONS

Love innovation and improving the world? So do we. UD was the first U.S. university to create an undergraduate program in human rights studies.

  • #1 Catholic university in the U.S. for sponsored engineering research.
  • $117+ million in research sponsorship.
  • #56 Best Engineering School.
  • TOP 50 ranking for U.S. “Colleges that create futures” for students.
  • 96% of students find success after graduation.
  • 15-TO-1 student-to-faculty ratio, for more personal attention from professors.

STUDENT LIFE: FRIENDS, FUN & MORE

There’s always something to do at UD, from making friends with students from 60+ countries to exploring culture right on campus.

  • 8,000+ undergraduate students from around the U.S. and the world.
  • 2,475 graduate and law students from around the U.S. and the world.
  • #4 ranked school for “Students love these colleges.”
  • 270+ student clubs and organizations focused on academic interests, diversity, hobbies and more.
  • 8+ national awards for excellence in college dining since 2010.
  • 13 art and performance venues on campus.

Students Speak

At the University of Dayton, we value each and every member of our community for the viewpoints, ideas and skills they bring to the table. We believe in taking bold action to create lasting change in the world — from establishing the country’s first undergraduate human rights studies program to partnering with visionary companies like GE and Emerson right on campus. And we prepare our students for a lifetime of success through hands-on experiences that take them out of the classroom and into the world.

Dayton, Ohio

Beautiful Dayton, Ohio is located in the Midwestern United States. Approximately 166,000 people live in the city of Dayton, and 950,000 people live in the metropolitan area. A center of technology and industry, the city is a magnet for technological development and is home to corporations such as Standard Register and LexisNexis. It is also home to the U.S. Air Force’s major research center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. A short distance from campus, downtown Dayton is a thriving center for the arts and a destination for cultural opportunities. Dayton is also known around the world as the city where the Bosnia Peace Accords took shape. Dayton is a diverse community of many religions and cultures. From the Islamic Society of Greater Dayton to the India Club of Dayton, students are likely to find a local group that represents their home culture.

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Tuition

$50,000—$60,000 Year

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Private

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Top Programs

Business, Electrical Engineering, Engineering

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Type of School

University



  • School Size

    Medium
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    Catholic
  • Scholarships for International Students

    No
  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes
  • Setting

    City
  • Accreditation and Certification

    HLC, NASM, ABET
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory
  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70+ , IELTS: Band 6+

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