You might believe that graduate school at a premier Catholic research university would be an expensive endeavor. The truth? We're actually one of the more affordable options among comparable universities and colleges. Include our array of assistantships, fellowships, loans and financial-aid options, and you can make this excellent value even better. That's just a smart deal.

Dotting your I's and crossing your T's.

To find specific information on application requirements please review the details of your chosen program.
Most programs will require:
  • A graduate entrance examination (GRE or GMAT)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement / writing sample
  • Transcripts from previously attended institutions.
  • International students have additional requirements for admission and immigration purposes, and should review the section for international students before submitting an application.
Follow the processing and review of your application by checking the status of your application online.
Application materials not submitted online should be directed to:
Office of Graduate Admission Processing
 University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1670

Ways to apply.

The best way to apply to UD's graduate school is online; it's fast and simple.

There are no application fees for domestic students. Application requirements and entry terms vary by program. To find specific information on application requirements please review the details of your chosen program.

Start your research now.

Pursuing an advanced graduate or professional degree is a significant commitment. You want to make sure the program matches your academic and career goals and that the campus is a good fit. If you would like to learn more about a particular program or the University of Dayton as a whole, we offer a few ways to do so.

Add 373 scenic acres to your career path.

When immersed in the rigors and challenges of graduate-level scholarship and research, it helps to be surrounded by an inclusive and supportive community on a picturesque campus just minutes from downtown Dayton. If you have the ability to do so, we strongly recommend scheduling a visit to experience our University firsthand, tour the campus and meet with faculty members. Contact your specific program director to schedule a visit.

We also offer a self-guided tour (PDF) that enables you to use your cell phone to learn about our University at your own pace. To give you an idea of what you’ll find, take a moment to view our campus map.

Here, it's all about searching for answers.

Questions about the admission process or your application:
Domestic students should e-mail or call 800-837-7433, option 3.

International students should e-mail or call 800-837-7433, option 4.

To confirm your enrollment:
E-mail with your full name, date of birth, program of study and entry term.

Questions about the Graduate School (not related to admission):
Graduate Academic Affairs
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton OH 45469-1620

Phone: 937-229-2390