Overview

Applicants
1,023
Acceptance Rate
80%

SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
470 - 550
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
490 - 580
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
21 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
8:1
Total Faculty
319
with Terminal Degree
171

195
Women
124
Men
25
Minority
4
International

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Information Technology.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Business Teacher Education.
  • Education, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Human Nutrition.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner.
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN).
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist.
  • Physician Assistant.
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies.
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Sociology.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,667

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,018

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,610

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$9,954

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$21,930
Required Fees
$310
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,800

On-Campus Room and Board
$10,250
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

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

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
State Loans

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,139
Foreign Countries Represented
55

Demographics

2.72%
Asian
10.39%
African-American
4.34%
Hispanic
69.78%
Caucasian
3.63%
Unknown
6.96%
International

73% female
27% male
4% are out of state
79% are full time
21% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
14%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
44%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
25
Number of Honor Societies
3

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Spartans)
5 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball
Women's Sports (Spartans)
6 Sports

Basketball
Crew Rowing
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Student Services


Minority Support Groups: Multicultural Office offers support and activities for diverse student groups. The Leadership Development Institute is a program designed to enhance minority retention.

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Canisius College

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Macintosh Compaq IBM DELL

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Ronald Dannecker
Director of Admssions

Address
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201

Phone
716-829-7600

Email
admissions@dyc.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
New Academic Center
New Gym
Spot Spartian Cafe
Weight Room
Gross anatomy lab
New apartment style housing for junior level and up opening 1/05

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Niagara Falls and all related attractions
Toronto Canada
Buffalo Sabres/Buffalo Bills games
Waterfront Park within walking distance of campus
Delaware Park recreation area
Professional theatre on campus, Kavinoky Theatre. Student tickets are $5 per performance.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
varies, admissions@dyc.edu

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Buffalo Niagara International Airport, 20 minutes Metro buses, or subway then Metro

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the East: NYS thurway to the I-290, exit I-190 South to Buffalo. Take exit 9, Porter Avenue. Make a left onto Porter, 5 traffic lights, DYC located on Porter between Prospect and Fargo Avenues.

Local Accommodations
Hotel Lenox - ask for D'Youville Discount Holiday Inn, Delaware Avenue, ask for DYC discount


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