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University of Dayton Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 578 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Atlantic 10 Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Pioneer Football League

  • Football

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $83,502)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $67,721)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined - 101 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 17 16 - -
Football 114 - - -
Golf 10 10 - -
Rowing - 41 - -
Soccer 29 29 - -
Softball - 18 - -
Tennis 10 11 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 16 - - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.8%
Hispanic 1.7%
Non-resident alien 4.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 78.8%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 13
Liquor Law Violation 75
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 9
Property Crime 43
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Morgan from Cincinnati, OH
  • 5
  • i absolutely love my residence hall. although it's annoying to have to wear shoes to the shower, and take a basket with all your hygiene products, you get used to…

  • Jan-29-2012 Read More
  • Kaitlin from Xenia, OH
  • 5
  • i know that the people i met this year will be my friends for life. i have never gotten closer with people this quickly than this year. the dorms are…

  • Feb-29-2012 Read More
  • Amanda from Huntley, IL
  • 4
  • Dorm life is pretty good, depending on which dorm you're assigned to. I suggest trying out a Learning Living Community (LLC) because they're a lot of fun and you get…

  • Dec-11-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Anthony from Strongsville, OH
  • Oct-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Rated by Princeton Review as one of the best college campuses for food, each residential building offers its own selection of food. Most have a rotational food change too, offering variety in the dorm food that keeps me from getting bored of the same meal.

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Marysville, OH
  • Jul-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is really good but by the end of the year you start to get tired of it (aka it lacks some variety). With that being said, there is a road right outside of campus with all kinds of restaurants in case you get tired of campus food or just want some Starbucks to help with finals.

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  • 4
  • Kamarin from Union, OH
  • Jul-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The food on campus is great there are many different options to suite everyone's needs and preferences. The staff takes surveys so the food is always changing for the better if people have complaints. Just the street from campus is a ton of affordable restaurants and some take your student ID so you dont need cash.

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  • 4
  • Cynthia from Buckner, KY
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    As far as dorm food, Dayton has to be the best you can get. Friendly staff, along with the large variety of food offered makes being on a meal plan bearable. But if needed, walking distance away are other restaurants.

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  • 5
  • Patrick from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Feb-11-2014 I am a current student here

    You haven't lived until you've had a sandwich at the Runway or a Hot Flyer from Marycrest. The Empo is great for late-night ice cream cravings, too!

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  • 5
  • Abigail from Maryland Heights, MO
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    The dining halls are fantastic. The set ups of three of them are very modern and have a variety of food options that are very similar to restaurant food (sometimes better). The workers are really nice and helpful and the service is usually quick.

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  • 5
  • Alexis
  • Dec-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Three dining halls offer lots of options.

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  • 4
  • Amanda from Huntley, IL
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love VWK, I mean what university has their own Mongolian grill, sushi bar, and southwest grill? The emporium is fantastic for late night food runs since they're open till 1:00am. I have to say, I'm not a fan of Marycrest's food because it's kind of greasy, but if that's what you like, then Marycrest is the place for you! KU is alright depending on the day! I love The Blend, it's the cutest little coffee shop in the basement of the library, and they have a variety of drinks, it's amazing.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Cynthia from Buckner, KY
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    There is Greek life on campus for those interested, I personally don't know much about it. Not huge, but there for those who want that experience.

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  • 0
  • Patrick from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Feb-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is definitely growing on campus, but in no way affects the way that every single UD student feels connected.

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  • 0
  • Amanda from Huntley, IL
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    It's not too big at Dayton, but there's still Greek life so you can rush. However, freshmen cannot rush until second semester!

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek like doesn't determine what friends you have/social status, but it is available.

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  • 0
  • Bob
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Not huge, but has a strong presence on campus.

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  • 0
  • Patrick from Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Jun-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is fun if you are part of it, but it is not one of those campuses where one needs to be in one to make friends. A small percentage of the students are in a greek organization, but the sense of community at Dayton is so overwhelming that everybody is friends with everybody else.

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  • 0
  • Nichole from Cincinnati
  • Apr-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life isn't big, so it's not like you have to be involved to have a life. If you are, it's not a big deal either so it's really what you're motivated to do.

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  • 0
  • Steph
  • Feb-04-2013 I am a current student here

    I'd say approximately 20% of students are involved in Greek life. Sororities are more popular than fraternities. They are a fun thing to be part of , but are not very over whelming on campus.

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