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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 Communications

     

    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 (2017-18)
    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 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

           

    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

    110

    38

    148

     

    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

     

    School of Nursing

    Nursing                                                                  Gender 

                                                                                      F                  M               Total

     

                                                                                       18                0                 18

     

    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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