Overview

Applicants
3,106
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average HS GPA
3.20

Test Scores

SAT Reading
450 - 530
SAT Math
440 - 520
ACT Composite
19 - 22

Deadlines


Regular
July 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
201
with Terminal Degree
107

175
Minority
113
Women
88
Men
6
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
75%
Graduate in 5 years
95%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Degrees

Bachelor's
Terminal Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Dr. Ellis Marsalis Jr.
Jazz Musician

Justice Revis Ortique
Louisana Supreme Court

Dr. Karen Drake
Delivered historic Iowa septuplets

Dr. Ruth Simmons
President Brown University

Mr. Harold Lundy
Pres Lundy Enterprise (Pizza Hut)

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
May 1
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,834

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,965

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,370

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$23,585

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,834

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$0
Transportation for Commuters
$1,331

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Need-Based United Negro College Fund

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,155
Out of State
54%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
12

Demographics

78% female
22% male
54% are out of state
89% are full time
11% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
47%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
62

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
67
Number of Honor Societies
6

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
3

4% join a fraternity
11% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Blue Devils)
3 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Tennis
Women's Sports (Blue Devils)
4 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Tulane
Navy ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Tulane
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Tulane

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
70

Average Number of PC's per Lab
15

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
50%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Gateway, HP, IBM

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Carwin Shaw
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
Admissions Office
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122

Phone
(504) 816-4670


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Avenue of the Oaks
Lawless Memorial Chapel
Samuel DuBois Cook
Dent Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Aquarium of the Americas
French Quarter
The Riverwalk Market Place
The Garden District

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Spring Semester

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Armstrong International Airport, Amtrak Train Station, Greyhound Bus Station, Buses, Taxis

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the East: I-10 West to I-610 (Exit 238B) to Elysian Fields (Exit 3). Turn right onto Elysian Fields. Proceed to Gentilly Boulevard (about 1/3 mile). Turn left onto Gentilly drive about 1/2 mile. Dillard University ont he right. Enter at the gate house. From the West: I-10 East to Elysian Fields (Exit237). Go 1.3 miles to Gentilly Boulevard. Turn left and drive about 1/2 mile. Dillard University is on the right. Enter at the gate house.

Local Accommodations
We recommend visitors contact Navigant Travel at 800-522-6811.