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Becoming a DU Bleu Devil

                                                             

 

 

Becoming a DU Bleu Devil is an easy process

and we are here to walk you through step by step.

 

 

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1. Join Our Mailing List (Click Here)

                                                                 

2. Do a Little Research (Click Here)

 

3. Apply for Admission (Click Here)

 

Student Requirements

Dillard University admits applicants who possess high standards of scholarship, serious and realistic educational goals, potential for service and leadership, and the personal characteristics of honesty, loyalty and self-respect. The university does not make any distinction as to religion, race, or gender in the admission of its students. Below are the steps need to gain acceptance. 

 

Application for Admission (Click here to apply)

 

Application fee (Click here to submit payment)

  •       Freshmen/Transfer Applicants $36.00 (Fee Waivers are accepted)
    •       Readmit Applicants $26.00 
    •       International Applicants $55.00 

Grade Point Average

Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 unweighted scale (Freshmen/International Applicants)

Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA from last college attended (Transfer/Readmit Applicants)

*Applicants with a General Education Diploma (GED) must submit minimum score of 450 (45 Hi-Set). 

 

Test Score

18 ACT composite score or 960 SAT (math and evidence based reading and writing)

*Students over the age of 23 are not required to submit ACT/SAT score to be considered for acceptance.

**To be considered for test-optional, student must review and complete our test optional policy form. (Please click here) 

 

If a first year applicant does not meet the above mentioned requirements, they must also submit two letters of recommendation (click here) and a personal statement (3-5 paragraph essay outlining your future aspirations) for further consideration.

First-Year Merit Based Scholarships

Available to incoming freshmen. No separate application needed. Eligibility for merit-based awards is determined based on the students' SAT/ACT score and GPA. Students must meet the renewal criteria annually. Click here to view the renewal criteria. 

 

University ScholarshipFull Tuition, Room and Board and Mandatory Fees

  • Requirements: 3.8 GPA unweighted on a 4.0 scale with an 27 ACT composite or 1220 SAT combined score

 

  • Presidential Scholarship  Full Tuition
  • Requirements: 3.6 GPA unweighted on a 4.0 scale with an 25 ACT composite or a 1200 SAT combined score

 

Dean’s Scholarship - $10,000.00

  • Requirements: 3.0 GPA unweighted on a 4.0 scale with an 21 ACT composite score or a 1060 SAT combined score

 

Merit Scholarship - $8,000

  • Requirements: 2.8 GPA unweighted on a 4.0 scale with an 19 ACT composite score or a 990 SAT combined score

 

DU Grant I - $6,000

  • Requirements: 2.5 GPA unweighted on a 4.0 scale with an 18 ACT composite score or a 960 SAT combined score

 

DU Grant II (TO) - $6,000

Requirements: 3.0 unweighted on a 4.0 scale

 

*Grade point averages are not rounded for scholarship consideration.

 

Click here to access our scholarship agreement for those students who have been offered a first-year academic scholarship. 

Transfer Merit Based Scholarships 

Dillard University offers Transfer Awards (Merit Scholarship and Grant) to eligible students, who have earned a minimum of 12 transferrable hours, before attending Dillard University. Transfer Merit Awards cannot be combined with Merit Based Scholarship Awards. Students must meet the renewal criteria annually. Click here to view the renewal criteria. 

 

Transfer Merit - $5,000

  • Requirements: Transfer students with at least 12 completed credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 – 4.00 (on a 4.0 scale)

 

Transfer Merit 2 - $3,000

  • Requirements: Transfer students with at least 12 completed credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 – 3.24 (on a 4.0 scale)

 

Transfer Grant 1 - $2,000

  • Transfer students with at least 12 completed credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 – 2.69 (on a 4.0 scale)

 

Transfer Grant 2 - $1,000

  • Transfer students with at least 12 completed credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 – 2.24 (on a 4.0 scale)

 

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Review our FAQs to also guide you through the application process or take a glance at our DU quick fact sheet. 

  

 

DILLARD UNIVERSITY

2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
504.283.8822

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