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Dillard University Student Life

Dillard University is on a 55-acre campus in an urban setting in New Orleans, Louisiana. There are many activities and organizations for Dillard University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Dillard University also has fraternities and sororities.

Dillard University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Dillard University include Student Activities Board, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Collegiate 100 and Class Councils.

The Dillard University community comes together each year for Coronation, Spring Fest and MLK Week for Peace and Justice.

Dillard University Housing

Dillard University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Dillard University students live on campus. In 2021, 53% of undergrads at Dillard University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 47% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Dillard University. There are 695 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,215 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 638 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Dillard University Athletics

At Dillard University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Dillard University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Dillard University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Dillard University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Dillard University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Dillard University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Dillard University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Dillard University, take Interstate 10 to New Orleans, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Louisiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Dillard University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Dillard University Students

78%

Women

22%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

54%

In State

46%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

84%

11%

3%

2%

0.33%

0.33%

0.25%

0.16%

Undergraduate Students

1,215

Non-Resident / International Students

4

Dillard University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,215

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,112

Out-of-State

$18,112

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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