University of Dayton is on a 388-acre campus in the suburban setting of Dayton, Ohio, not far from Cincinnati.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Dayton students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Dayton has fraternities and sororities.
University of Dayton has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Dayton include Marching Band, Red Scare (basketball student cheering section), Campus Connection and Habitat for Humanity.
The University of Dayton community comes together each year for Christmas on Campus, Family Weekend and Up the Organizations Day.
This table offers information on housing at University of Dayton.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||74%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||26%|
University of Dayton offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of University of Dayton students live on campus. In 2022, 74% of undergrads at University of Dayton lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 26% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Dayton. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Dayton offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Dayton 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 university, funding, and competition 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 University of Dayton:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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.
University of Dayton is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Dayton campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of Dayton 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.
Additionally, University of Dayton has approximately 1000 recording video cameras, automated external defibrillators in high density residential facilities and other areas.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Dayton, take Interstate 75 to Dayton, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dayton International airport.
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