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Engineering That Matters


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Undergraduate Admission

Ready to take flight? Apply today to join our passionate, welcoming community. The UD community – and the world – is built by unique perspectives, and we need your voice.

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To increase affordability and improve student success, we implemented a bold approach to tuition that eliminates fees — and holds steady the tuition a student pays each year.

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Whether we're creating a computer chip that can think for itself or helping to power the Mars 2020 rover, we work in the space between inspiration and impact – and bring great ideas to life.

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Diversity in Engineering Center

Rooted in faith and dedicated to the common good, the University of Dayton celebrates diversity and honors the dignity of all people.

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  • Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Going the Extra 10,000 Miles

    Conceived by a group of students determined to change the world, ETHOS allows students to use their engineering and technical skills for humanitarian purposes. In this three-part series, follow Ellen and Michael's experience in La Paz, Bolivia.

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    Our Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program provides mentorship and support to help students become successful engineers. It's one reason our graduation rate for underrepresented minorities is significantly higher than other Ohio universities, both public and private.

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    Bracing for Impact

    Spencer Janning was not expecting to graduate as both an engineer and an entrepreneur. But a class project turned into an opportunity - and a patent that helps patients with cerebral palsy.

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