University of Dayton: Admission & Tests

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Here 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 2015/16 the school accepted 58 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. 32% 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, from 500 to 650 on Math, and from 500 to 630 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you got above 600 in SAT Critical Reading, 610 in SAT Math, and 600 in SAT Writingthen 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
460
580
610

SAT Writing
460
570
600

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 23 to 31 on English, and from 23 to 30 on Math. So, if you got a score above 29 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, and 29 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
21
27
29

ACT Math
21
27
29

Contact Admissions

Phone
(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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