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Affordable Value

Being a Flyer Is Priceless

As one of the most affordable private, Catholic schools in the country, the University of Dayton is an investment in your future. UD graduates are known to have the independence, skills, knowledge and values that prepare them for success upon graduation — and our student outcomes prove it.

We work hard to make sure a UD education is affordable and accessible to all who are qualified. And through innovative programs and partnerships, we're taking bold steps to lower financial barriers — and keep a UD degree within reach.

Fast Facts


Upon admission, undergraduates are considered for merit scholarships up to $33,000 per year for four years.

Best Value

U.S. News and World Report named UD a Top 35 "Best Value" School.

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Undergraduate Four-Year Approach

Know the Cost Upfront

Let’s face it — planning to pay for college can be stressful. But at UD, we offer families peace of mind when it comes to cost. Our transparent, four-year tuition plan has no hidden fees, so you can confidently plan from day one.

UD Sinclair Academy

Consider These Options

UD Sinclair Academy is a great opportunity to attend two incredible schools and end up with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton. As part of UDSA, the Kessler Scholars Program provides scholarships and support for high-achieving students who are the first in their family to pursue a four-year degree.

Check Out Financial Aid

Ready to find out how affordable a UD education can be? Take a look at financial aid opportunities including scholarships, grants, student employment and more.