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University of Dallas Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More


University of Dallas

University of Dallas

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University of Dallas Description:

The University of Dallas, a Catholic University, is impressive for several reasons. On the financial aid front, nearly all students receive significant grant aid. Academically, the university can boast of a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and the school's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. This is no small feat for a school that was founded just a few decades ago in 1956. The university has a campus in Rome where nearly 80% of all undergraduates study for a semester.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,598 (1,380 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 99% Full-time

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Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,110
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,500
  • Other Expenses: $3,900
  • Total Cost: $48,710

University of Dallas Financial Aid (2012 - 13):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,688
    • Loans: $8,308

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, English, Political Science, Psychology, Theology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 56%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Dallas Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.udallas.edu/about/mission.html

"The University of Dallas is dedicated to the pursuit of wisdom, of truth, and of virtue as the proper and primary ends of education. The University seeks to educate its students so they may develop the intellectual and moral virtues, prepare themselves for life and work in a problematic and changing world, and become leaders able to act responsibly for their own good and for the good of their family, community, country, and church."

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