Contact Us

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

Ph. (504)816-4670
Fx. (504)816-4895
Toll Free: (800) 216-6637

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Non Matriculating/Special Students

Non-Matriculating/Special 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. Non-Matriculating/Special Students are classified as students who are not seeking a degree from Dillard University. Students can be auditing a course, visiting for an academic semester or year or brushing up on certain skills to excel in their career field.

We accept the following application types:

  • DU OnlineWeb Application
  • Paper Application (Collected from Walk-Ins Only)
Dillard University Campus

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

Academic Standing Requirements:

Students must provide proof of good academic standing from their previous institution via a course approval form, academic standing letter or an official college transcript. All requirements can be obtained from their Registrar’s Office.

Those students seeking to audit a course, must provide proof of the completion of any required prerequisite course(s) prior to seeking enrollment into said course(s).


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 1st

  • Spring Applicants

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

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