A Values-Driven Education
at a Value-Driven Cost.

The University of Dayton is one of the most affordable private, Catholic schools in the country and an excellent value among comparable universities. Our graduates possess the independence, skill sets, knowledge and values preparing them for success in the ever-changing global community. A University of Dayton education is a lifelong investment, appreciating in value over time.

The University invests $100 million in our students each year through generous financial aid awards, and more than 90 percent of our students receive financial assistance, including non-repayable grants, scholarships, educational loans and part-time work study. We also offer a variety of alternative loans and payment plans to cover any balances remaining after deducting financial aid awards.

With our innovative and transparent tuition plan, you get something very different from what you're likely to see from other schools: full disclosure and a four-year guarantee that your student's scholarships and grants will grow dollar for dollar each year as tuition increases. In addition, students won't find any additional fees when they receive their bill.

Scholarships

The academic scholarship program at the University of Dayton offers scholarships worth more than $55,000 over four years. These awards are made to entering first-year students only. View our scholarship grid to see how your student's test scores and grades measure up.

Entering first-year student will be automatically considered for an academic scholarship when they apply for admission. The most important factors considered are GPA and ACT or SAT scores. These scholarships are renewable for four years, provided your student maintains good grades and is a responsible member of the University community.

Financial Aid

More than 90 percent of our students receive financial assistance including nonrepayable grants, scholarships, educational loans and part-time work study. We also offer a variety of alternative loans and payment plans to cover any balances remaining after deducting financial aid awards.

The first step in applying for financial aid is to apply for admission to the University of Dayton. The federal government requires that any student seeking need-based financial aid must first be admitted to a degree-seeking program.

Contact

Although we've provided you with a lot of information, chances are you still have questions. And we'd be happy to answer those for you! Please contact a counselor using the information below:

Parents of future students:

Office of Admission and Financial Aid
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1669

admission@udayton.edu
800-UD PRIDE (800-837-7433)

Parents of current students:

Office of Financial Aid / Flyers First
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1668

finaid@udayton.edu
800-427-5029