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Office of Admissions & Recruitment – Evening Program
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

Ph. (504)816-4951
Toll Free: (800) 216-6637

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Evening Program Students at Dillard University

Evening 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. Evening Program applicants can either apply as a transfer or readmit student only.

The Evening Program at Dillard University has been designed to assist adult learners complete their journey within higher education. Whether you are almost to the finish line to graduation or just starting out, we have a place for you within the Dillard community. The time is NOW.

Add value to the hard work you do with a degree from one of Louisiana’s most respected universities, DILLARD. You are already working, so why not get a degree now? Increase your chances of earning a higher wage, enhance your value in the job market, network your way to success. Build your confidence level by building your intellectual capital and advancing within your company and field of study. Remember, it is never too late to finish what you started.


We accept the following application types:

  • DU Online Web Application
  • Paper Application (Collected from College Fairs/College Visits or Walk-Ins Only)

Application Fee

Application fee of $40.00 via check or money order payable to Dillard University. Fee Waivers are accepted)-NACAC, College Board, Financial Hardship Letter, Free/Reduced Lunch Letter

GPA & Standardized Test Score Requirements:
Minimum 2.0GPA for the last regionally accredited institution attended.

Transfer applicants with less than 24 earned credit hours are required to also submit their high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores. Applicants for admission at least the age of 23 years of age are not required to submit ACT/SAT scores.

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


Applicants Not Meeting Requirements

If an Evening Program applicant does not meet the above mentioned requirements, they must also submit a personal statement (3-5 paragraph essay outlining your future aspirations) for further consideration.

While Dillard University has rolling admissions, we HIGHLY encourage all applicants to complete the application process by the priority deadlines mentioned below.
June 1st

  • Fall Applicants

December 1

  • Spring Applicants

Program Cost

As a potential Evening Program student, you will be afforded a significant tuition discount. Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year isonly $3,474 plus fees per semester!

Degree Offerings

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice

Begin your application for admission.


Please allow at least 5-7 business days for the processing of all documents received. Be sure that your first and last name appear on all student records submitted.

Contact the Office of Recruitment, Admissions and Programming at (504)816-4951 or for additional information regarding our transfer process.

Dillard University will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth and will reopen on Thursday, June 20, at 8 a.m.