University of Dayton: Admission & Tests

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University of Dayton LogoHere is a brief overview of University of Dayton general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Dayton admission criteria are moderately competitive - in 2013/14 the school accepted 55 percent of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

University of Dayton normally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience
The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is common stage of the application. 39% of applicants at University of Dayton submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 640 on Critical Reading and from 510 to 660 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you got above 600 in SAT Critical Reading and 620 in SAT Maththen it good enough to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
570
600

SAT Math
470
590
620

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a really important stage of the application at University of Dayton. 82 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 23 to 30 on Composite, from 22 to 31 on English, and from 23 to 29 on Math. So, if you got a score above 29 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, and 28 in ACT Maththen it will be good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
21
27
29

ACT English
20
27
29

ACT Math
21
26
28

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(937)
229-1000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at University of Dayton, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (937) 229-1000 or check University of Dayton Website

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