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IPEDS ID: 202523
OPE ID: 00304200
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Denison University
100 West College Rd, Granville, Ohio 43023-0713
General information:  (740) 587-0810
Website:  www.denison.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  2,274 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  10 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty23259
Instructional23259
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$38,220$40,210$42,280$43,9103.9%
Books and supplies$650$650$650$6500.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,340$9,960$10,360$10,7603.9%
Other$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$9,780$9,780$9,780$10,76010.0%
Other$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$49,410$52,020$54,490$56,5203.7%
Off Campus$49,850$51,840$53,910$56,5204.8%
Off Campus with Family$40,070$42,060$44,130$45,7603.7%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1629100%————
Grant or scholarship aid62499%$16,400,593$26,283
Federal grants11819%$565,379$4,791
Pell grants11719%$509,379$4,354
Other federal grants10917%$56,000$514
State/local government grant or scholarships366%$64,869$1,802
Institutional grants or scholarships62499%$15,770,345$25,273
Student loan aid38561%$3,462,006$8,992
Federal student loans37860%$3,045,289$8,056
Other student loans6410%$416,717$6,511
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,21295%$53,953,912$24,391
Pell grants42418%$1,814,949$4,281
Federal student loans1,22252%$6,286,263$5,144
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$26,907$28,776$28,207
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$9,873$10,691$9,498
$30,001 – $48,000$9,224$14,657$11,792
$48,001 – $75,000$18,071$16,955$17,077
$75,001 – $110,000$21,517$23,887$23,330
$110,001 and more$29,966$32,554$32,468
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
  • Denison University's Net Price Calculator is prepared by College Board and located at the following URL: https://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/denison The calculations provide a personalized estimation of costs for need-based financial aid applicants who provide correct self-reported information.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)2,274
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment17
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Student Gender:
Male: 42%
Female: 58%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 69%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 99%
25 and over: 1%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 28%
Out-of-state: 66%
Foreign countries: 6%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,7702,0792,691
Percent admitted46%43%48%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%29%25%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT13022%
ACT22238%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading590660
SAT Math600670
ACT Composite2731
  • Denison University's test optional admissions policy is such that standardized test scores are accepted and used in making admissions decisions when appropriate, but applicants are not required to submit these scores.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 89%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 95 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 81%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 76%
6-year: 79%
8-year: 80%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 81%
Female: 82%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 50%
Asian: 100%
Black or African American: 81%
Hispanic/Latino: 85%
White: 81%
Two or more races: 86%
Non-resident alien: 81%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies3
East Asian Studies3
Latin American Studies0
Western European Studies0
Women's Studies5
Category total11
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry19
Biology/Biological Sciences, General49
Category total68
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other0
Mass Communication/Media Studies48
Category total48
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science5
Category total5
Education
Education, General23
Education, Other0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6
Category total29
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General31
Writing, General9
Category total40
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General0
French Language and Literature6
German Language and Literature2
Latin Language and Literature0
Spanish Language and Literature14
Category total28
History
History, General23
Category total23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1
Category total1
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics, Other0
Mathematics, General7
Category total7
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies17
Category total17
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy9
Religion/Religious Studies10
Category total19
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General8
Geology/Earth Science, General8
Physical Sciences0
Physics, General5
Category total21
Psychology
Psychology, General51
Category total51
Social Sciences
Economics, General76
International Relations and Affairs16
Political Science and Government, General20
Social Sciences, General4
Social Sciences, Other0
Sociology0
Sociology and Anthropology18
Category total134
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6
Art/Art Studies, General0
Dance, General3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General0
Film/Cinema/Video Studies9
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other0
Fine/Studio Arts, General12
Music, General5
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology7
Visual and Performing Arts, Other0
Category total42
Grand total544
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (with football) MenWomen
All Track Combined7369
Baseball25
Basketball2115
Field Hockey25
Football76
Golf119
Lacrosse4325
Soccer2721
Softball13
Swimming and Diving4137
Tennis1211
Volleyball16
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1913 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations1439
Liquor law violations14108
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations801
Liquor law violations325
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1174
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault646
Burglary7134
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson375
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1064
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault325
Burglary692
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson132
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate1.8%1.0%
Number in default53
Number in repayment275292
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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