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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.11 among all HBCUs in 2018 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: 22
Colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business, College of Nursing
Schools: Public Health; Accounting and Financial Economics; Business Administration; Humanities; Social Sciences; Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM); and Mass Communications

 

About Our Students (Fall 2018)
Enrollment: 1,309
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 1,251
Student Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Graduates: 220

 

Student Classification
First-time Entering Freshmen: 373
Advanced Freshmen: 102
Sophomores: 255
Juniors: 220
Seniors: 279
Transfers: 64
Other: 16

 

Student Gender
Female: 993 (76%)
Male: 316 (24%)

 

Racial/Ethnic Distribution
African American: 91%
Caucasian: 1%
Non-Resident Alien/Intl Students: 3%
Hispanic: 0%
Asian/ Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or More Races: 0%
Unknown: 5%

 

About Our Faculty and Instruction (2017-18) Update Coming Soon
Full-time: 71 (57%)
Part-time 52 (43%)
Female: 52%
Male: 48%
Full-time Faculty with terminal degree: 63%
Black: 65%
White: 16%
Asian: 4%
Hispanic: 2%

Other: 9%
Unknown: 4%
Student to Teacher ratio: 14:1

 

About Our Costs
Tuition: $16,580/year
Campus Housing (Average): $9,986 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 2018
First-Time Freshmen: 373
First-time Full-time degree seeking students: 372
Transfer students: 64

 

ACT Scores (Mean)
Composite: 20.4
English: 20.7
Math: 19.1
Top 10 Degree Programs By Headcount
Biology: 203 Public Health: 134 Business Administration: 121,
Psychology: 97, Criminal Justice 97, Mass Communication: 83, Physics 52, Theatre Arts 46, Film 40,  Political Science: 37

 

Student Characteristics Housing
Students living on campus: 63%
First-time first-year students who live on campus: 80%
Students from Louisiana: 58%
Students from out-of-state: 42%
Students age 23 or older: 16%

 

Degrees Awarded 2017-2018

 

College of Arts and Sciences

 

gender

Total

F

M

 

Biology

20

3

23

Chemistry

3

1

4

Computer Science

2

3

5

Criminal Justice

12

5

17

English

3

0

3

Film

1

1

2

Mass Communication

17

5

22

Mathematics

0

0

0

Music

2

3

5

       

Physics

0

4

4

Political Science

3

1

4

Psychology

16

5

21

Public Health

33

5

38

Social Work

6

2

8

Theatre Arts

3

1

4

Urban Studies & Public Policy

2

0

2

Visual Arts

2

1

3

Total

125

40

165

 

College of Business

 

 

 

gender

Total

F

M

 

Accounting

9

1

10

Business Administration

13

6

19

Business Management

0

0

0

Financial Economics

1

0

1

Total

23

7

30

 

College of Nursing

Nursing                                                                  Gender 

                                                                                  F                  M               Total

 

                                                                                   24                1                 25

 

Facts and Figures, Student Enrollment

Fall 2017 Enrollment

Fall 2016 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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New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
504.283.8822

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