|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,252 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Denison University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,881 applications and only 3,001 students were granted admission. Denison University is at the #42 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 46% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 30% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1190 to 1380|
|ACT||28 to 32|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Denison University's tuition was $47,870 for all students regardless of residency (78.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Denison University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 20% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,685 (which is 6.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Denison University in 2016-2017, was 361, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,163 (which is 29.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Denison University has enrolled a total of 2,277 students (2,259 students full-time and 18 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,277 students, 21 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 8%
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Denison University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||7%||26|
|Visual And Performing Arts||6%||24|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||22|
|English Language And Literature/letters||6%||22|
|Legal Professions And Studies||5%||20|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||10|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Denison University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Denison University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,400. Last year, out of the total 338 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 338 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 540 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 513 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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