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Experiential Learning

Flyers Learn By Doing

In whatever major you choose, the University of Dayton helps you engage the world, develop a critical mind and a compassionate heart as you immerse yourself in your future career.

This way, when graduation arrives, you aren't entering the real world for the first time. You're already part of it — and prepared to make a positive impact on the world.

Fast Facts

50+ Area Partners

that Flyers connect with through service, entrepreneurial and internship opportunities.


of majors have a capstone experience.

  • 350+

    courses with experiential learning components.

  • Top 50

    "Colleges that Create Futures" according to The Princeton Review.

  • 30+

    research centers and institutes on campus.

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Discover Your Purpose

Hands-on learning not only prepares you for a successful career, it helps you explore your interests and discern your vocation — in other words, figure out your passion and purpose in life.

Utilize Your Resources

In addition to faculty, Career Services and the Office of Experiential Learning are here to support students find co-ops, internships and full-time jobs. Plus advisers can critique resumes and facilitate mentorships with alumni.