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University of Dayton Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$54,620 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,940 tuition
$12,680 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)

$54,620 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,940 tuition
$12,680 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,110 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
13% get federal aid ($4,720 avg)
6% get state aid ($1,992 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($15,110 avg)
85% get loans ($10,028 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.18% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.18% 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 $15,834 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,720 13%
Pell Grants $3,935 12%
Other Federal Grants $1,145 11%
Institution Grant Aid $15,110 97%
State Grant Aid $1,992 6%
Student Loans $10,028 85%
Federal Loans $7,970 84%
Other Loans $17,521 10%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$4,000 - $16,000 Y N N
$45,000 - $58,000 Y N N N
$32,000 - $45,000 Y N N N
$5,000 - $25,000 Y Y
$5,000 Y N N
$56,000 - $68,000 Y N N N
$65,000 - $76,000 Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of Dayton offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469
(937) 229-1000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Taylor from Naperville, IL
  • Mar-26-2016 I am a current student here

    It's definitely an expensive school, but if you were a good student in high school, they are really liberal with financial aid. I personally got a really helpful scholarship and grant from the university itself. Plus, they lock you in for tuition all four years, which means that even if the university raises tuition costs for the incoming class, your tuition price will not change all four years. This is really nice because you can figure out exactly what you'll be paying all four years. If you go on an official visit on campus, they also give you a $500 book scholarship per semester just like that which is so helpful. The quality of your degree and education is top notch, and they do a lot in the career center to encourage you to prepare for life past college even starting your freshman year.

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  • 4
  • Dylan from Indiana
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    It's definitely pricey, however they give out a lot of scholarship money and it is definitely worth it for the community and the education.

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  • 4
  • Heather from Green Bay, WI
  • Jun-29-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The tuition is kind of scary but it seems like the school is worth it! Plus they have tons of financial aid options.

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  • 3
  • Ellen from Chicago suburbs
  • Nov-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Lots of different financial aid available. Don't let the published tuition price scare you. Most kids get financial aid.

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  • 5
  • Cynthia from Buckner, KY
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Although Dayton is costly, I would not trade this experience for anything else. Dayton has become my home and I now have a second family there.

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