61%

Acceptance Rate

$13,887

Avg.Financial Aid

002004

FAFSA Code

About Dillard University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,309

Website

www.dillard.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in New Orleans, LA, Dillard University is a private, United Methodist university. In 1869, Dillard University was founded. Dillard University believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Ex Fide, Fortis and its official colors are royal blue and white. Across all the courses offered at Dillard University, the enrolment stands at 1,225. The school has a total of 94 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 93% of the students are 24 and under at Dillard University. Shedding some light on gender distribution at DU, around 75% of the students are females and 25% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 151 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Coretta Scott King (Civil rights activist, Author), Andrew Young (Politician, Film Producer), Garrett Morris (Comedian, Actor), and Alice Dunbar Nelson (Journalist, Writer). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At DU, 19 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), NLN (National League for Nursing), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). $80 million is the total value of endowment of the Dillard University.

Location & Contact

Address

2601 Gentilly Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5048164640
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Dillard University at the 589th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

61%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$36

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to DU is moderately difficult. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $36, as part of the admission process at DU. The SAT score in the range of 980-1120 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 19 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Dillard University is 21. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122. To gather more information, they can call them at (504) 816-4768.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,590

Average Annual Cost

$16,580

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$1,338

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,100

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,366

Total One Year Cost

$33,684

Before applying to DU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $35,198 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($19,281), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($10,218), and budget for other expenses ($4,680) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Public Health

40 Graduates

Biology, General

27 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

18 Graduates

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

12 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

8 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

7 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

6 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Social Work

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Political Science and Government

3 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

2 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

2 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,309

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

74%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

24%

US National: 44%

Female

76%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

0% White

13% Unknown

85% Black

FALSE% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

47%

Out Of State

53%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$51,070 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 79% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

79%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,156/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,944/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,944/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Blue Devils

School Colors

royal and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

28

Total Female Athletes

41

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At DU, $10,218 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Dillard University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,944 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At DU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 25% and 75%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$28,750

$40,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$298 - 415

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,887

Students Receiving Federal Grants

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,246

Students Receiving State Aid

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,173

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,553

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,828

$30K - $48K

$13,991

$48K - $75K

$14,184

$75K - $110K

$13,636

> $110K

$10,805

The financial aid department of Dillard University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,224, whereas the financial aid is $8,958. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,633 and institutional aid worth $8,958.

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