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IPEDS ID: 158802
OPE ID: 00200400
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Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
Distance from ZIP:  0.0 miles from 70122
General information:  (504) 816-4640
Website:  www.dillard.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,307 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
Net Price Calculatorwww.dillard.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=268&Itemid=202.
Mission Statement
  True to its heritage, Dillard University's mission is to produce graduates who excel, become world leaders and are broadly educated, culturally aware and concerned with improving the human condition. Through a highly personalized and learning centered approach, Dillard's students are able to meet the competitive demands of a diverse, global and technologically advanced society.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
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
Other Characteristics
Historically Black College or University
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty6376
Instructional6376
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$13,880$14,770$14,770$16,0949.0%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$8,586$8,688$8,868$9,3145.0%
Other$3,398$3,435$3,718$3,7500.9%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,236$8,688$8,642$8,6420.0%
Other$3,398$3,435$3,718$3,7500.9%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,398$3,435$3,718$3,7500.9%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$27,064$28,093$28,556$30,3586.3%
Off Campus$26,714$28,093$28,330$29,6864.8%
Off Campus with Family$18,478$19,405$19,688$21,0446.9%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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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 aid134199%————
Grant or scholarship aid33999%$3,024,402$8,922
Federal grants27881%$1,367,599$4,919
Pell grants27580%$1,300,346$4,729
Other federal grants11834%$67,253$570
State/local government grant or scholarships8324%$175,642$2,116
Institutional grants or scholarships31993%$1,481,161$4,643
Student loan aid32695%$2,809,212$8,617
Federal student loans32695%$2,714,824$8,328
Other student loans82%$94,388$11,799
  • 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 aid11,28698%$24,674,710$19,187
Pell grants1,00477%$4,535,895$4,518
Federal student loans1,13887%$10,328,559$9,076
  • 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$12,355$15,804$16,461
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$12,242$15,029$15,295
$30,001 – $48,000$10,960$15,915$16,900
$48,001 – $75,000$13,469$18,147$16,975
$75,001 – $110,000$13,011$18,374$19,239
$110,001 and more$7,809$19,068$21,493
  • 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.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)1,307
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment91
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 93%
Part-time: 7%Student Gender:
Male: 28%
Female: 72%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 93%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 0%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 91%
25 and over: 9%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 58%
Out-of-state: 42%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $35
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,7261,4563,270
Percent admitted35%33%37%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%13%14%
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
SAT5022%
ACT19585%
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 Reading400470
SAT Math370480
ACT Composite1720
ACT English1621
ACT Math1619
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: 68%
Part-time students: 33%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
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, 78 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 46%
(*) 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: 17%
6-year: 24%
8-year: 27%
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: 39%
Female: 49%
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:
Black or African American: 45%
White: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 100%
Non-resident alien: 100%
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
  • Interpret data with caution. This was the first cohort group to enter the University after Hurricane Katrina.
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.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General13
Category total13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting9
Business Administration and Management, General7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other0
Business/Commerce, General0
Business/Managerial Economics2
International Business/Trade/Commerce4
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1
Category total23
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies15
Category total15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Category total1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General3
Category total3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Public Health Education and Promotion0
Public Health, General14
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse14
Category total28
History
History, General2
Category total2
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General3
Category total3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General5
Physics, General6
Category total11
Psychology
Psychology, General13
Category total13
Social Sciences
Economics, General0
Political Science and Government, General6
Sociology13
Urban Studies/Affairs3
Category total22
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General7
Music Performance, General0
Music Theory and Composition0
Music, General6
Category total13
Grand total147
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NAIA Division I MenWomen
All Track Combined2617
Basketball1312
Volleyball11
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1938 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools4/1/2004 - 8/31/2010Resigned
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program12/1/1953 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations010
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault100
Burglary323
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary203
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) 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 rate12.3%10.9%
Number in default4949
Number in repayment398447
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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