University of Dayton

Dayton, USA

  • 1850

  • 11.0%

    International Students
  • 44

    No. of Programs
  • 47

    US News
  • Yes

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

The University of Dayton is a Catholic, Marianist university which was founded in 1850. It is located in Dayton city of Ohio Province in the United States. The University of Dayton is ranked number 132 among the list of national universities. Along with this, the University of Dayton also ranks at number 58 in the best value schools and on number 136 in the list of social mobility top performers for the US. The University of Dayton has been religiously affiliated to Catholic terms and is considered as the no.1 Catholic university for engineering Research and Development.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

More than 80 Bachelor’s courses at the University of Dayton and 50 Master’s courses at the University of Dayton are offered. The university also offers 12 Doctoral Programme as well as licensure and certificate programmes.The number of students at the University of Dayton who are enrolled in Full- time UG courses are 8200 while 2600 students are enrolled for admission in graduate and law students. The students who complete their higher education from the University of Dayton have a bright future. According to the university, approximately 97% of the students who graduate from the University of Dayton are employed or participate in some service programme within six months of the completion of their studies.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

The University of Dayton comes under the best 20 schools for an internship with 93% of the graduated students in 2020 placed in various industries within 6 months of their graduation from the university. Its 122,000+ alumni at the University of Dayton are well dedicated to providing hands-on, practical learning and thus, the curriculum for programs the university is designed for. The university also stands as the centre for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence with the implementation of best innovative practices to educate the students. The alumni of the University of Dayton also meet the graduates at the university to build strong connections with them. At the university campus, various alumni associations, local communities and other shared interest groups are run in support of the Alumni Relations department for seamless functioning.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The University of Dayton invites international students from over 65 countries with diverse culture, community and background to achieve the common goal. The university believes in adapting to changing needs of the society and implementing technology to meet the changes. It is known for its peaceful environment and hospitality. The University of Dayton believes in creating a better future through education and research through academic and career advising. The university's Career Services pushes students to build confidence and career-finding skills and meet potential employers through Handshake.

COVID-19 Response

The University of Dayton is preparing to bring students back to campus this fall with the university's guiding protocols in place. The UD Path Forward Task Force, together with various working groups, local health professionals and expert medical panels have developed the plans after a series of consultations and surveys of constituents across the university campus. Find UD's response to COVID-19 in detail below:

  • Starting this Fall (2021), UD will be offering only in-person course options for undergraduate students which means students cannot study remotely.

  • Graduate international students should check what course modalities are offered online and plan accordingly. Students enrolled in Master's programs that will be offered mostly in-person should plan to be on campus.

  • International students who began their studies after May 9, 2020, cannot study entirely online.

  • UD strongly urges all students to get Covid vaccination (both FDA and WHO approved will be accepted).

  • International students who are vaccinated do not have to quarantine upon arrival. However, they must still be tested.

  • As on June 2, 2021, many countries including India continue to remain affected by travel restrictions in the US.

  • Continuing students from restricted countries can eneter the US 30 days before the start date of the next session.

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University of Dayton, Dayton, USA Scholarship

Merit Scholarship

Merit based scholarship is offered to undergraduate first year students. Students who apply for admission at the University of Dayton are automatically considered for merit scholarships. There is no application fee for the same. 

The value of scholarship can go up to $29,000 per year. Some of the merit scholarships at UD are as follows: 

  • Father Chaminade Award- $62,000 To $74,000

  • Deans' Merit Scholarship- $80,000 To $90,000

  • President's Merit Scholarship- $95,000 To $105,000

  • Trustees' Merit Scholarship- $110,000 To $121,000

Textbook Scholarship

Candidates may be eligible for a $4,000 scholarship over four years to cover the expenses on textbooks. 

You are Welcome Here Scholarships

To support international students applying to UD, the university is offering #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarships that encourage students from across the world to study in the US. Under this, two scholarships will be granted and each scholarship will cover at least half of the student’s annual tuition. The award can be renewed every year. Eligibility criteria for the scholarship are as follows:

  • Must have a first-year international applicant who holds citizenship in a country outside the US.
  • Must have interest and personal initiative in activities based on intercultural learning and exchange.
  • Must have completed the scholarship application along with a 500-1,000 word essay or a 2-5 minute video stating projects or research to advance intercultural learning.  

National Merit- UD Sponsored

National Merit Scholarships are awarded to National Merit Finalists who choose the Univesity of Dayton as their first-choice school. The value of the scholarship may range between $1,000 and $2,000 every year based on the students' need.

Campus Location

University of Dayton

300 College Park Dayton, OH 45469, USA | 937-229-1850 or 855-664-5623 |

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