Dillard UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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New Orleans, Louisiana Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$19,281

Avg tuition

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About Dillard University

Dillard University is a small private university located on an urban campus in New Orleans, Louisiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,225, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 39%. The university offers 24 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 51%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $19,281.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

39% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 39%

Retention Rate 67%

Graduation Rate 51%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 980-1120

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-23

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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75%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

71%

Unknown

24%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

2%

White

0%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

Asian

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

75% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

75%

State Grant Aid

34%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

75%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,224
State Grant Aid $4,633
Institution Grant Aid $8,958
Pell Grant Aid $5,017
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.