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    Dillard University


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Biological Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Communications, Health Care, Liberal Arts, Social Services, STEM
    • Type: Private, Nonprofit
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
    • Campus Setting: Other
    • Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $34,380
    • Out of State Tuition: $34,380
    • Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Affiliation: The Common App, Army ROTC, Navy ROTC, Air Force ROTC, Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU)
    • Religious Affiliation: Protestant
    • CEEB: 6164
    • IPED: 158802
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    Dillard is a private liberal arts university with four distinct colleges: Arts & Sciences, Professional Studies, Business, and General Studies. It is a four-year private liberal arts HBCU and member of the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ. Dillard offers 22 majors and 2 certificate programs; Average class size is 18, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. 33 states and 12 countries are represented in the student body. 

    Since1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dillard among the nations Top 10 HBCUs, based on comprehensive undergraduate studies. Dillard also was awarded a Top 10 Ranking in 2010 for liberal arts schools in the social mobility category by Washington Monthly.

    The cornerstone of New Orleanss Gentilly Community, the university sits on a beautiful and serene 55-acre campus, replete with signature live oak trees and a mixture of historic buildings and modern facilities.

    Dillard University offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees in over 35 majors. These majors are organized within four academic colleges, and further subdivided by departments.

    Dillard students go on to some of the best graduate schools in the world. Dillard currently has alumni studying at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Johns Hopkins and the London School of Economics, among others. Dillard University is also the only university in the United States that is a partner in the Melton Foundation. Dillard students who become Melton Fellows participate in intercultural training, leadership development, and global education through symposia, travel, online activities, project grants, and social service. Host countries include China, Chile, Germany, India and the United States.