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For our future

The University of Dayton is a powerhouse of alumni, students, faculty, parents, staff and friends. Together, we expand our community's influence and intensify the guiding light of our mission.

Stories of Impact

  • Believe and Achieve
  • Expanding Affordability
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • A Dream Come True

    As a kid in rural Kentucky, Morgan dreamed of being just like the University of Dayton students who came every year to UD’s Summer Appalachian Program. Having those students believe in her and support her gave Morgan the determination to get there.

    Promises Kept

    The Flyer Promise Scholars program helps expand access and affordability. This spring, Dezaneé Bluthenthal '21 was one of 40 scholars to graduate with almost no debt.

    Learn More About the Flyer Promise Scholars Program

    Achieving the Impossible

    A senior capstone project didn't go as planned for a group of engineering students. Joe Vicario explains how overcoming the obstacles made him a better engineer.

  • Philanthropy 101
  • Record-setting Research
  • Service-learning
  • Your Questions: Answered

    When you give to the University, where does your money go? A recent alumnus digs into the numbers and explores topics related to tuition and gifts.

    Make a Gift

    Our Home is a Powerhouse

    From advocating for human rights to sending aircraft higher and farther, UD is where the future takes form. UD consistently ranks among the top in the nation for the volume of research it conducts, including No. 1 in the nation for materials R&D and the No. 1 Catholic university for engineering R&D.

    Explore Our Research

    Engineering Hope

    ETHOS combines study abroad and service learning into a life-changing adventure. In this three-part series, follow Ellen and Michael's experience in La Paz, Bolivia.

    Watch the ETHOS Video Series

    Points of Pride

    No. 1

    in the nation for materials R&D

    No. 1

    Catholic university for engineering R&D

    No. 1

    in Ohio for industrial and manufacturing R&D

    Top 50

    "Colleges That Create Futures"

    Top 50

    entrepreneurship program in the nation


    placement rate after graduation