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Facts About Dillard University
Founded: 1869
Four-year, liberal arts school
Historically Black (HBCU)
Religious affiliations: United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church
Founding member institution of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Ranked No. 14 among all HBCUs in 2015 U.S. News and World Report's Best College Rankings
Ranked in the top 60 among all liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly in 2013

 

About Our Academic Program, Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC): B.A., B.S., B.S.N.
Accredited: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Academic Majors: 21
Colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business
Schools: Nursing; Public Health; Accounting and Financial Economics; Business Administration; Humanities; Social Sciences; Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM); and Mass Communication

 

About Our Students (Fall 2014)
Enrollment: 1,185
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 1,150
Student Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Graduates: 192

 

Student Classification
First-time Entering Freshmen: 297
Advanced Freshmen: 114
Sophomores: 238
Juniors: 180
Seniors: 279
Transfers: 55
Other: 57

 

Student Gender
Female: 862 (73%)
Male: 323 (27%)

 

Racial/Ethnic Distribution
African American: 90%
Caucasian: .8%
Non-Resident Alien/Intl Students: 2.1%
Hispanic: .4%
Asian/ Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or More Races: .9%
Unknown: 5.8%

 

About Our Faculty and Instruction (2015-2016)
Full-time: 72 (52%)
Part-time 67 (48%)
Female: 51%
Male: 49%
Full-time Faculty with terminal degree: 72%
Black: 68%
White: 15%
Asian: 4%
Hispanic: 1%
Unknown: 10%

Native American 1%
Student to Teacher ratio: 12:1

 

About Our Costs
Tuition: $15,038/year
Campus Housing (Average): $8,868 average

 

About Student Life
Mascot: Bleu Devil
Alma Mater: Fair Dillard
Intercollegiate Athletics: Men & Women's Basketball, Cross Country, and Track & Field; Women's Volleyball
Active Organizations: 29
Greek Chapters: 6

 

Admissions Profile Fall 2015
First-Time Freshmen: 297
First-time Full-time degree seeking students: 269
Transfer students: 55

 

ACT Scores (Mean)
Composite: 18.9
English: 18.9
Math: 18.3
Top 10 Degree Programs By Headcount
Biology: 159 Public Health: 158 Pre-Nursing: 117, Business Administration: 101,
Psychology: 86, Mass Communication: 74, Nursing: 65, Criminal Justice: 43, Theatre Arts: 36, Music: 34

 

Student Characteristics Housing
Students living on campus: 44%
First-time first-year students who live on campus: 44%
Students from Louisiana: 64%
Students from out-of-state: 36%
Students age 23 or older: 16%

 

Degrees Awarded 2014-2015

 

College of Arts and Sciences          
           
Program   Degree Male Female Total
           
Biology   BS 3 13 16
Chemistry   BS 0 4 4
Computer Science   BS 1 0 1
Criminal Justice   BA 1 0 1
English   BA 1 4 5
Film   BA 2 0 2
Mass Communication   BA 4 9 13
Mathematics   BS 0 1 1
Music   BA 2 5 7
History   BA 0 1 1
Physics   BS 3 2 5
Political Science   BA 4 0 4
Psychology   BA 4 20 24
Sociology   BA 8 11 19
Theatre Arts   BA 1 4 5
Urban Studies & Public Policy   BA 0 0 0
Visual Arts   BA 1 1 2
           
           
           
TOTAL     35 75 110

 

College of Business          
           
Program   Degree Male Female Total
           
Accounting   BA 1 7 8
Business Administration   BS 3 5 8
Business Management    BA 1 1 2
Economics and Finance   BA 2 0 2
Internat'l Business   BA 0 0 0
Marketing   BA 0 0 0
           
TOTAL     7 13 20

 

College of Health Sciences          
           
Program   Degree Male Female Total
           
Nursing   BSN 4 33 37
Public Health   BS 4 21 25
           
TOTAL     8 54 62

 

Total Degrees Awarded          
           
Bachelor   Degree Male Female Total
           
    BA 31 58 89
    BS 15 51 66
    BSN 4 33 37
           
TOTAL     50 142 192

 

College   Degree Male Female Total
           
Arts and Sciences   BA 28 65 93
    BS 7 20 27
Tot Arts and Sciences     35 75 110
           
Business   BA 3 3 6
    BS 4 10 14
Tot Business     7 13 20
           
           
Health Sciences   BA 0 0 0
    BS 4 21 25
    BSN 4 33 37
Tot Health Sciences     4 38 42
           
TOTAL     50 142 192

 

Facts and Figures, Student Enrollment

Fall 2015 Enrollment

Fall 2014 Enrollment

Fall 2013 Enrollment
Fall 2012 Enrollment

Fall 2011 Enrollment
Fall 2010 Enrollment
Fall 2009 Enrollment
Fall 2008 Enrollment
Fall 2007 Enrollment

 

Degrees Awarded

Degrees 2014-15

Degrees 2013-14
Degrees 2012-13
Degrees 2011-12
Degrees 2010-11
Degrees 2009-10
Degrees 2008-9
Degrees 2007-8
Degrees 2006-7

 

Graduation and Retention Rates

2007-2015

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