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Defiance College

Defiance, OH 4-Year Private
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About Defiance College

Defiance College Overview

Defiance College is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Defiance, Ohio. Defiance College was founded in 1850 and now enrolls around 630 students per year year, which includes 599 undergraduates. Defiance College offers housing for up to 545 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 60% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at Defiance College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Defiance College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Defiance College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Defiance College has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Defiance College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Defiance College on the Student Life page.

2022 Defiance College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14%
Tuition $34,556
Percent of Need Met 68%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $23,424

Is Defiance College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Defiance College offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Defiance College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Defiance College, around 60% come back their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Defiance College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Defiance College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 89% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Defiance College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Defiance College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Defiance College's endowment was $15.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Defiance College spends about $8,579 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Defiance College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Defiance College meets 68% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $23,424 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Defiance College.

Based on this information, does Defiance College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Defiance College a good school for you?

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Where is Defiance College Located?

Defiance College is located in the small town setting of Defiance, Ohio, less than an hour from Toledo.

If you want to see Defiance College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 24 to Defiance, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Toledo Express.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Defiance College and Defiance are like without leaving home.

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College Info

701 North Clinton Street Defiance, OH 43512-1610

Campus Setting: Small Town

Defiance College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Defiance College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

18 to 22

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Defiance College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Defiance College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Defiance College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Defiance College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$45,598

In State

$45,598

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$34,556
$34,556
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$11,042
$11,042
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Defiance College is like? There are approximately 630 students enrolled at Defiance College, including 599 undergraduate students and 31 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from OH and 30% percent of students are from other states.

88%

Full Time

12%

Part Time

70%

In State

30%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

630

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,556

Out-of-State

$34,556

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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