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How Far Will the Next Step Take You?

Rooted in our Catholic, Marianist faith, dedicated to the common good and passionately striving toward a brighter tomorrow, the University of Dayton embodies a spirit unlike any other. We search for truth and knowledge. We adapt as we make discoveries. And we turn what we know into action.

Here, you'll receive an education that develops your mind, body and spirit — providing you with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful future. You'll learn to see the world from new angles and explore a broad spectrum of opportunity for knowledge and self-discovery. The UD community — and the world — is built by unique perspectives, and we need your voice.

Ready to be a Flyer? Explore your admission options and apply now.

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Applying to UD

Undergraduate Admission

Ready to transform yourself - and the world? Our quick application process and numerous financial aid opportunities makes it easy to get started.

Transfer Admission

Making changes for the better is what we're all about. Here you'll find everything you need to make a smooth transition to the University of Dayton.

Graduate Admission

With more than 50 master's degree programs, 12 doctoral programs, and numerous licensure and certificate programs, there are many ways to advance your career.

Law Admission

Our flexible academic calendar allows you to earn your J.D. in only two to three years, which means you can answer your calling sooner than you think.

International Admission

With students from more than 65 countries calling us home, there is a wonderful international presence on our campus. No matter where you're from, you are welcome here.

Professional and Continuing Education Admission

Advance your mind. Enrich your life. Explore our professional and continuing education programs for adults.

Financial Aid

The University of Dayton is one of the most affordable private Catholic schools in the country. We work hard to make a UD education accessible through scholarships, grants and other offerings.

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Academic Programs

Here, you'll find more than 80 undergraduate programs, 50 master's degree programs, 12 doctoral programs, numerous licensure and certificate programs, and many other ways to learn.

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