University of Dayton

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. UD is a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Learn more about UD

Student population size
Medium (∼8k)

Transfer population

Campus setting

300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester: Early Action – February 1 / Regular Decision – July 1
  • Spring semester: December 1
  • Summer session 1: April 15
  • Summer session 2: May 15

Confirmation deadlines

  • Fall semester: Not listed
  • Spring semester: Not listed

Application fee

Learn more about admission to UD


  • In-state tuition: $44,890 per academic year + fees
  • Out-of-state tuition: $44,890 per academic year + fees

Learn more about tuition and fees at UD

On-campus: $14,580 per academic year, incl. meals

Transfer student scholarships
Transfer scholarships of $12,000 for all full-time students; textbook scholarships; merit-based Academic Excellence Award scholarship, based on GPA. Learn more about transfer student scholarships at UD

Tuition and housing costs listed here are based on data published by the National Center for Educational Statistics – actual costs may differ. Always check with the institution for the most accurate information.

General Education requirements
Common Academic Program (CAP), an innovative curriculum that is the foundation of a UD education. It is a learning experience that is shared in common among all undergraduate students, regardless of their major; 34-55 credit hours. Learn more about General Education requirements at UD

Friendly degree-completion programs (fastest way to degree)
None listed

Programs with additional admission requirements
None listed

Programs with limited admission
None listed

Programs accommodating non-traditional schedules (evenings, weekends, etc.)
None listed

Credit accepted

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Preliminary Credit Evaluation Form


  • Pre-enrollment advising
  • Transfer student orientation

On-campus and off-campus

Identity centers

  • LGBTQ+ Student Services
  • Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center
  • Women’s Center

Clubs & organizations
270+. Learn more about clubs & organizations at UD

Transfer admission and credit