Dillard University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Dillard University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,185 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1869 and is one of the 18 schools located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dillard University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
At Dillard University you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Dillard University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
75%
Good
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 normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Dillard University is fair at 75% (above Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Dillard University is low: 49%.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,400
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, about $15,100 per year. The additional fees at Dillard University not covered by tuition are about $1,300; this makes it a total of $16,400 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
48%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,615 applications were submitted and 2,197 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

Dillard University will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Dillard University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,800
Medium
Dillard University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dillard University, 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
C-
Unsafe
Dillard University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $6,800 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Dillard University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Dillard University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122, USA
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