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Denison University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$61,930 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$47,870 tuition
$11,970 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,090 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$61,930 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$47,870 tuition
$11,970 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,090 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$27,238 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
21% get federal aid ($5,510 avg)
5% get state aid ($2,149 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($27,238 avg)
58% get loans ($6,988 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.70% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.70% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $28,537 97%
Federal Grant Aid $5,510 21%
Pell Grants $4,685 20%
Other Federal Grants $1,102 20%
Institution Grant Aid $27,238 97%
State Grant Aid $2,149 5%
Student Loans $6,988 58%
Federal Loans $4,163 57%
Other Loans $4,934 34%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$8,000 - $13,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Denison University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 West College St
Granville, OH 43023-0713
(740) 587-0810
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,496
Out of State $1,496


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Denisonian
  • I am a current student here

    You are not just another college student here on campus. People care about who you are. Sure- not everything is perfect. But one you find your doubt you have some great times. How many universities can say that the president of their school invites them to dinner!? Exactly. We love getting personal here (not meant to be creep) so no one is just another student

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  • Anna
  • I am a current student here

    Denison, as many liberal arts and private schools, is extremely expensive. That being said, Denison is also extremely generous with their scholarship and financial aid. Most of my friends have received large scholarships that help significantly with tuition costs. Denison really shapes you into becoming a productive member and autonomous thinker and challenges you to be the best version of yourself. You have a wide variety of classes to choose from, and the school is constantly hosting events, bringing in speakers and performers.

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