Defiance College: Review & Facts

Defiance College
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Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Fair Quality: Education Quality Rating - Very Good Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Bad Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Defiance College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,085 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1850 and is the only college located in Defiance, Ohio.

Defiance College is affiliated with United Church of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Defiance College will give you the option to obtain a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Defiance College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Criminal Justice, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The rate of student retention at Defiance College is low at 59% (way below Ohio average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Defiance College is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Defiance College is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,900
Average tuition prices are very high, $25,300 a year. The additional fees at Defiance College beyond tuition are about $600; this comes to $25,900 a year.

Read the details about Defiance College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
This school will accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

According to recent data, 1,854 applications were submitted and 1,248 were accepted (67%); so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Defiance College is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Defiance College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (419) 784-4010 or check Defiance College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Defiance College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Defiance College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Defiance College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: nearly $4,700 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Defiance College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Defiance College Location and Maps



Post Address: Defiance College, 701 N Clinton, Defiance, Ohio 43512, USA
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