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An education at the University of Dayton is a valuable investment — and not simply because of our high-quality academic programs and reputation as a top-tier Catholic research university.

Students are our top priority, and we want them to achieve success in their careers and in life. In keeping with our Catholic, Marianist identity, we educate the whole person: mind, body and spirit. We value collaboration, prize differences and treasure the gifts of all. Here, community is a way of life — our shared vision.

WIth a UD education, there's no limit to where your student will go.


placement rate within six months of graduation

Top 50

college that leads to great careers, according to The Princeton Review

Best Value

according to Kiplinger's and Money

  • Academics
  • Campus Life
  • Experiential Learning
  • Driven By Boundless Curiosity

    The foundation of a UD education, the Common Academic Program encourages students to integrate knowledge – and put it to use. Studies support each student's individual interests and goals, while also developing career skills such as leadership, conflict resolution and practical wisdom.

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    A Home Away from Home

    With more than 270 clubs and organizations, Division I athletics, a strong campus ministry, plentiful service opportunities, engaging speakers and performers, and a vibrant community, our students are involved.

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    Meet Professor Experience

    We know that practical, hands-on learning requires, well, practice. That’s why UD students are constantly engaged in the world around them, whether it’s through research, service-learning, education abroad, internships or co-ops. When graduation arrives, students are already part of the real world, fully prepared for their careers – and future lives.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes

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    Spring Break begins after last class

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    Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.

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    Learn more about our admission process so you and your student can apply with confidence.

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    We're committed to making a UD education affordable and accessible to all students.

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    Our innovative approach to tuition offers complete transparency - and peace of mind when it comes to cost.

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    Net Price Calculator

    This calculator helps your family estimate the true cost of a UD education while factoring in potential financial aid awards.

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