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A Real-World Education

No matter what major — or majors! — you pursue, at UD, you'll be challenged to open yourself to the world and learn from firsthand experience. And when graduation arrives, you're not entering the real world for the first time. You're already part of it, fully prepared for your career and your future life.

A Real-World Education

No matter what major — or majors! — you pursue, at UD, you'll be challenged to open yourself to the world and learn from firsthand experience. And when graduation arrives, you're not entering the real world for the first time. You're already part of it, fully prepared for your career and your future life.

Latest News
09.26.22

A University of Dayton research project to help U.S. defense agencies tune between radio frequency bands for communication, radar, satellites, and satellite radios earned Phase II funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. 

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09.19.22

A University of Dayton researcher will lead a nearly half-million-dollar National Science Foundation project with the goal of developing a low-cost, hand-held device to test for and identify diseases and biohazards.

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09.15.22

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center received $352,109 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop a network of regional organizations to help prevent domestic violent extremism in southwest Ohio and beyond.

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08.30.22

The University of Dayton now has a leading voice on issues that affect independent nonprofit colleges and universities and their students through two respected organizations that advocate for private education.

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Research

Our Volume of Research Speaks Volumes About Us

Here, we don't just imagine a world of possibilities. We create it.

Our Mission in Action

  • Faith
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Arts
  • Our light shines far and wide

    As a Catholic, Marianist university, we're deeply committed to the common good. Our faith is a beacon that guides us – and leads us to act. Regardless of your religious background, you'll find opportunities for personal and spiritual development.

    Learn how our faith guides us

    Where distinct paths converge

    Diversity is an intrinsic part of our DNA, and we offer programs and initiatives that advance inclusivity of all peoples and cultures.

    Learn how our differences make us stronger

    Elevating the Arts

    From visual art exhibitions to music, theatre and dance performances, we offer many opportunities and experiences, both for students and for the community.

    Learn about arts at UD

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

    Our Mission

    Impact

    Leaning into the Momentum

    Together, Flyers across the world are helping UD build a culture of philanthropy, driven by participation and engagement.