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About Dayton
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Enrollment: 11,241
Setting: Urban
Type: Private, Co-Ed
City Population: 140,640
Climate: 1.5°C - 28.8°C
U.S. News Rank: #132
International Student Rate: 5.2%

Located in Dayton, Ohio, the University of Dayton is a top-tier research university dedicated to academic excellence, community leadership, entrepreneurship and creating a positive global impact.

Why Dayton?

Choose from 80+ undergraduate and 50+ graduate degrees at UD. Our popular and highly ranked programs include engineering, entrepreneurship, business and aerospace & aviation engineering.

  • #58 Best Value School —U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #167 Business Program —U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #120 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program —U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Top 20 Entrepreneurship Program —The Princeton Review, 2018
  • Top 50 “Colleges That Create Futures” —The Princeton Review, 2017
  • #84 Best Value in Private Colleges —Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • 440+ major companies recruit at Dayton.
  • GE Aviation operates a $51 million research center.
  • The Helix state-of-the-art innovation center for climate technology development
  • Part of the Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Air Transportation
Get Involved, Stay Active
  • Join 270+ student clubs, including 50+ focused on community service.
  • Cheer on NCAA Division I UD Flyers sports teams.
Dayton: The Birthplace of Flight

Dayton, Ohio, in the American Midwest, is known for its rich history of innovation, as well as its connections to aviation, thanks to the Wright Brothers. Often called the Gem City, Dayton is also home to industrial, aeronautical and engineering research centers.

  • #69 Best Place to Live —U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • Explore Wright Brothers National Museum, National Museum of the Air Force and America’s Packard Museum.
  • Visit the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and Dayton Art Institute.
  • Explore the 2nd Street Market and Carriage Hill MetroPark.
  • #39 Best College Food in America —Niche.com
Weather & Climate

In the heart of the American Midwest, Dayton features hot summers and cold, snowy winters, with a moderate spring and fall.

Nearby Columbus

Columbus, the state capital of Ohio, is about 70 miles away. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., this bustling mid-size metro is an emerging hub for technology and innovation, with a diverse economy based on education, financial services, healthcare research and hospitality.

  • Visit the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wexner Center for the Arts.
  • Explore the Center of Science and Industry and its planetarium.
  • Walk along the Scioto Mile, a string of parks with trails and an interactive fountain.
  • Discover more than 400 plant species at the Franklin Park Conservatory.

As an international student enrolling at a select U.S. News Global Education school, you will have access to exclusive programs and services.

To make your transition as easy as possible, our enrollment counselors set you up for success with:

Application Assistance
  • Streamlined application process
  • Assigned counselor
  • Major/field of study guidance
Pre-Arrival Guidance
  • Visa interview help
  • Prep webinars & checklists
  • Help with required forms
Campus Transition
  • Airport welcome
  • Student & parent orientation
  • Cultural group outings
Academic Support
  • Classes for your academic level
  • English-language & ESL help
  • Tutoring support
Career Growth
  • Career Accelerator Program
  • Internship assistance
  • Job search help
I'm looking forward to
Undergraduate Programs
Graduate Programs
Major Lists
College of Arts & Sciences

Applied Mathematical Economics

Art Education

Art History

Biochemistry

Biology

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Criminal Justice Studies

Discover Arts

Discover Sciences

Economics

English

Environmental Biology

Environmental Geology

Fine Arts

French

Geology

German

Graphic Design

History

Human Rights Studies

International Studies

Mathematics

Medicinal-Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Music

Music Composition

Music Education

Music Performance

Music Therapy

Philosophy

Photography

Physical Science

Physics

Physics-Computer Science

Political Science

Predentistry

Prelaw

Premedicine

Psychology

Religious Studies

Sociology

Spanish

Theatre, Dance & Performance

Technology

Visual Arts

Women’s & Gender Studies

School of Business Administration

Accounting

Business Economics

Discover Business

Entrepreneurship

Finance

International Business

Management

Management Information

Systems

Marketing

Operations & Supply

Management

School of Education and Health Sciences

Teacher Education

Adolescence to Young Adult Education

Discover Teacher Education

Early Childhood Education

Foreign Language Education

Intervention Specialist (Middle Childhood Education)

Intervention Specialist (Special Education)

Secondary Catholic Religious Education

Health & Sport Science

Dietetics

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Science

Pre-Physical Therapy

Sport Management

School of Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Discover Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology

Discover Engineering Technology

Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology

Industrial Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Dates & Costs

Whether you’re applying to the University of Dayton or preparing for orientation, make sure you know the following important dates.

Spring 2020

Application Deadline*December 16, 2019
Move-In DateJanuary 8, 2020
Orientation Start DateJanuary 9, 2020

Summer 2020

Application Deadline*April 22, 2020
Move-In DateMay 13, 2020
Orientation Start DateMay 14, 2020

Fall 2020

Application Deadline*July 26, 2020
Move-In DateAugust 14, 2020
Orientation Start DateAugust 15, 2020

*This is the deadline to submit all documents stated on your offer letter and is required for both academic acceptance and
I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

Estimated Costs

The costs below are for the fall and spring terms only. The University of Dayton does not have additional fees or surcharges.

Cost
Tuition$46,305 USD
Room and Board$14,200 USD
Books and supplies$2,000 USD
Total$62,505 USD
Major Lists
School of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

Master of Finance

School of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Bioengineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electro-Optics

Engineering Management

Engineering Mechanics

Materials Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Renewable and Clean Energy

College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry

Computer Science

English

Public Administration

School of Education and Health Sciences

Leadership for Educational Systems

Transdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

School of Law

Juris Doctor

Master of Laws

Dates & Costs

Spring 2020

DIRECTINTENSIVE ENGLISHMAP
APPLICATION DEADLINE*December 16, 2019December 16, 2019December 16, 2019
MOVE-IN DATEJanuary 9, 2020January 8, 2020January 8, 2020
START DATEJanuary 9, 2020January 9, 2020January 9, 2020
NO REFUND DATEFebruary 11, 2019February 11, 2019February 11, 2019

Summer 2020

DIRECTINTENSIVE ENGLISHMAP
APPLICATION DEADLINE*April 24, 2019April 24, 2019April 24, 2019
MOVE-IN DATEMay 15, 2019May 15, 2019May 15, 2019
START DATEMay 20, 2019May 20, 2019May 20, 2019
NO REFUND DATEJune 17, 2019June 3, 2019June 17, 2019

Fall 2020

DIRECTINTENSIVE ENGLISHMAP
APPLICATION DEADLINE*July 26, 2019July 26, 2019July 26, 2019
MOVE-IN DATEAugust 14, 2019August 14, 2019August 14, 2019
START DATEAugust 15, 2019August 15, 2019August 15, 2019
NO REFUND DATESeptember 18, 2019September 4, 2019September 18, 2019

*This is the deadline to submit all documents stated on your offer letter and is required for both academic acceptance and I-20 issuance. All necessary items must be received by admissions on or before this deadline or the student will be unable to enroll for the intended semester and will be encouraged to defer enrollment to the following semester.

Costs

Tuition listed vary by program length and are subject to change.

DIRECT
TUITION (PER SEMESTER)$6,920- $12,475 USD
HOUSING (PER SEMESTER)$5,115 – $5,830 USD
DINING (PER SEMESTER)*$100 – $400 USD
HEALTH INSURANCE (12 MONTHS)$2,000 USD
Total$14,135 – $20,705 USD

*There is no dining plan specifically for graduate students. This is an estimate.

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Location:
Dayton, Ohio
About Dayton
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Enrollment: 11,241
Setting: Urban
Type: Private, Co-Ed
City Population: 140,640
Climate: 1.5°C - 28.8°C
U.S. News Rank: #132
International Student Rate: 5.2%
“It’s a very small campus for all the big things that it has. You would not expect to find this many opportunities, and programs, and fun things to do on a small campus. You probably can’t even finish a 5K run around this campus, but you can definitely find yourself here.”
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"With top scholars and advanced facilities – including 10 specialized laboratories – students here experience great enhancement in our academic ability, and we gain both theoretical and hands-on training. This enhancement can lead to good job opportunities in the future.”
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