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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)
U.S. News and World Report 2020 Best Colleges Rankings:

- No..11 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

- No. 51 in Best Undergraduate Teaching

- No. 63 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
Washington Monthly 2019 Liberal Arts Rankings:

- No. 73 Overall

- No. 25 Research

 

About Our Academic Programs

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)
Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Academic Majors: 21
Colleges: University College, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Nursing.
Schools: Accounting and Financial Economics; Business Administration; Health and Wellness; Humanities; Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM).

 

About Our Students (Fall 2019)
Enrollment: 1,225
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 1,236
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 1,201 (98%)
Graduates: 247

 

Student Classification
Freshman: 409
Sophomore: 300
Junior: 269
Senior: 237
Other: 10

 

Student Gender
Female: 922 (75%)
Male: 303 (25%)

 

Racial/Ethnic Distribution
African American: 68%
Caucasian: 0%
Non-Resident Alien/Intl Students: 1%
Hispanic: 0%
Asian/ Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or More Races: 15%
Unknown: 15%

 

About Our Faculty and Instruction (Fall 2019)
Full-time:79 (FTE 79) (74% of instruction)
Part-time 69 (FTE 28) (26% of instruction)

Faculty/Student Ratio: 11.6 (Student FTE (1,236)/Faculty FTE (107))


Full-Time Faculty Demographics (2018-19) 

Female: 51%
Male: 49%
Black: 64%
White: 16%
Asian: 8%
Two or more races: 4%
Unknown: 8%
Terminal degree: 79% 

 

About Our Costs
Tuition: $17,410/year
Room charge (Double occupancy): $6,156
Board charge (Maximum plan): $4,062

 

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: 65
Greek Chapters: 8

 

Admissions Profile Fall 2019
First-Time Freshmen: 313
First-time Full-time degree seeking students: 313
Transfer students: 60

 

ACT Scores (Mean)
Composite: 20.8
English: 21.4
Math: 19.1

Top 10 Degree Programs By Headcount:
1.) Biology: 179

2.) Criminal Justice: 120

3.) Business Administration: 117

4.) Public Health: 106

5.) Psychology: 99

6.) Mass Communication: 71

7.) Film: 52

8.) Physics: 40

9.) Theatre Arts: 39

10.) Chemistry (tie): 35.

10.) Accounting (tie): 35

 

Student Characteristics Housing:
Students living on campus: 65% (793 of 1,225)
First-time first-year students who live on campus: 82% (258 of 313)
Students from Louisiana: 37% (297 of 793)
Students from out-of-state: 63% (496 of 793)
Students age 23 or older: 3.8% (30 of 793)  

 

 

Degrees Awarded 2018-2019

 

Major

Total

Accounting

4

Biology

41

Business Administration

17

Chemistry

6

Computer Science

1

Criminal Justice

15

English

6

Film

4

Financial Economics

8

Mass Communications

16

Mathematics

2

Music

6

Nursing

16

Physics

14

Political Science

7

Psychology

18

Public Health

44

Social Work

8

Theater

7

Urban Studies and Public Policy

4

Visual Arts

3

 

247

 

 

 

Facts and Figures, Student Enrollment

Fall 2019 Enrollment

Fall 2018 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 2018-19

Degrees 2017-18

Degrees 2016-17

Degrees 2015-16

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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2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
504.283.8822

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