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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 2017 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 2017)
Enrollment: 1,291
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 1,230
Student Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Graduates: 172

 

Student Classification
First-time Entering Freshmen: 338
Advanced Freshmen: 125
Sophomores: 260
Juniors: 222
Seniors: 270
Transfers: 56
Other: 20

 

Student Gender
Female: 963 (75%)
Male: 328 (25%)

 

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 (2016-2017)* Update Coming Soon
Full-time: 71 (47%)
Part-time 79 (53%)
Female: 51%
Male: 49%
Full-time Faculty with terminal degree: 63%
Black: 66%
White: 17%
Asian: 4%
Hispanic: 3%
Unknown: 9%

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

 

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 2017
First-Time Freshmen: 338
First-time Full-time degree seeking students: 337
Transfer students: 56

 

ACT Scores (Mean)
Composite: 19.9
English: 20.2
Math: 18.6
Top 10 Degree Programs By Headcount
Biology: 183 Public Health: 159 Business Administration: 125,
Psychology: 120, Mass Communication: 99, Nursing: 39, Criminal Justice: 95, Physics: 43, Computer Science: 38, Political Science: 30

 

Student Characteristics Housing
Students living on campus: 59%
First-time first-year students who live on campus: 72%
Students from Louisiana: 60%
Students from out-of-state: 40%
Students age 23 or older: 16%

 

Degrees Awarded 2016-2017

 

College of Arts and Sciences

 

gender

Total

F

M

 

Biology

26

1

27

Chemistry

2

0

2

Computer Science

0

3

3

Criminal Justice

5

3

8

English

3

1

4

Film

2

4

6

Mass Communication

9

3

12

Mathematics

1

0

1

Music

4

1

5

Nursing

18

0

18

Physics

0

2

2

Political Science

1

2

3

Psychology

10

4

14

Public Health

31

9

40

Sociology

2

2

4

Theatre Arts

2

1

3

Urban Studies & Public Policy

1

0

1

Visual Arts

1

2

3

Total

128

38

161

 

College of Business

 

 

 

gender

Total

F

M

 

Accounting

1

1

2

Business Administration

3

3

6

Business Management

0

1

1

Financial Economics

0

2

2

Total

4

7

11

 

 

Facts and Figures, Student 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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2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
504.283.8822

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