Taking Action on Human Rights

This week, experts from around the world will gather at the University's human rights conference to explore the United Nations' ambitious, new goals for sustainable development.

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God's Word Received: Bibles from UD Collections

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College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs across the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Each program is rooted in our Catholic traditions and Marianist heritage to promote lifelong intellectual, personal and professional growth.

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Davis Center

School of Business Administration

The School of Business Administration uses an integrated curriculum committed to learning, leadership and service, providing the well-rounded education you need to succeed in today's business world.

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School of Education and Health Sciences

The School of Education and Health Sciences blends educational theory, practice and Marianist principles to develop leaders who will make a positive difference in education and health sciences.

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School of Engineering

The School of Engineering is renowned for its research and technology capabilities — collaborating with some of the world's largest Fortune 500 companies — and producing engineers who make a difference through leadership and service.

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School of Law

The University of Dayton School of Law provides a broad base of legal knowledge, extensive practical experience and professional values, giving you a strong foundation on which to build a fulfilling career and a more just world.

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Intensive English Program

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program helps non-English speakers learn the language quickly and proficiently through an immersive program that combines teaching, learning support and community interaction.

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Our community of learners recognizes the importance of research and scholarship. Search for knowledge in our libraries.

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Continuing Education and Professional Development

Whether you're looking to complete a degree or expand your knowledge, we offer graduate and undergraduate courses, along with short-term workshops, seminars, teleconferences and forums.

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Life at Dayton



The family spirit is a hallmark of the University of Dayton, and we are committed to creating an academic community that celebrates inclusivity while focusing on the Marianist philosophy of learning, service, leadership and community.

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Beyond the walls of our chapel, you'll find a Catholic presence throughout campus. But no matter your religion, we'll help foster spiritual growth and encourage you to use your unique gifts in service to the world.

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Arts at UD

From visual art exhibitions and diverse music to theatre and dance performances, we offer arts experiences that are distinctive and often transformative. Change your perspective — and even your life — through the arts at UD.

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Our Mission

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

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Number of times in the last year UD has been mentioned in the world's top 100 media markets — not including our own.

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One of our student writers reflects on why it's "cool" to be Catholic .

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