University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio


Costs to Attend University of Dayton

Are you interested in applying to University of Dayton yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • All Residents: $44,750
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for all Residents: $32,000
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $10,350
  • Books and Supplies: $1,000
  • Other Fees: $1,400

The cost per year to attend University of Dayton is $44,750 for the 2012/2013 academic year. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from University of Dayton

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at University of Dayton is $179,000 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $179,000

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Ohio Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $22,375

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $25,664*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $102,656**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 91%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $14,050
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 15%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $3,755
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 51%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $6,651

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

University of Dayton is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for University of Dayton? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $102,656, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 91% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $25,664. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our University of Dayton student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $1,032.53
  • Amount Borrowed: $102,656.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $21,247.05
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $123,903.05

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend University of Dayton? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford University of Dayton, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $123,903.05 is recommended to afford a $1,032.53 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to University of Dayton in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $23,970 to $31,640. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 6.4%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current 4 year cost of $179,000.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for University of Dayton.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $61,542, 4 Year Degree: $246,167
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $78,545, 4 Year Degree: $314,178
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $100,245, 4 Year Degree: $400,980
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $116,046, 4 Year Degree: $464,184

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at University of Dayton are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour: $1,011
  • Cost for one class (3 credit hours): $3,033
  • Cost for one class (4 credit hours): $4,044

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Tuition History

What was tuition at University of Dayton for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $28,690 Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $27,330 Tuition and Fees. 5.3% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $25,950 Tuition and Fees. 8.3% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $23,970 Tuition and Fees. 8.7% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $22,046 Tuition and Fees. 8.9% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $20,250 Tuition and Fees. 6.8% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $18,960 Tuition and Fees. 5.3% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $18,000 Tuition and Fees. 6.8% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $16,850 Tuition and Fees. 4.9% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $16,070 Tuition and Fees. 3.5% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $15,530 Tuition and Fees. 5.9% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $14,670 Tuition and Fees. 3.5% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $14,180 Tuition and Fees. 4% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $13,640 Tuition and Fees. 10.4% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $12,350 Tuition and Fees. 4.4% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $11,830 Tuition and Fees. 6.7% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $11,090 Tuition and Fees. 8.6% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $10,210 Tuition and Fees. 8.5% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $9,410 Tuition and Fees. 9.6% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $8,586 Tuition and Fees. 11.2% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $7,720 Tuition and Fees. 11.6% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $6,920 Tuition and Fees. 10% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $6,290 Tuition and Fees. 9.6% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $5,740 Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at University of Dayton ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $44,750. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 91 $179,000
4 year cost
Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 59 $179,000
4 year cost
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Bachelor's Degree 56 $179,000
4 year cost
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 46 $179,000
4 year cost
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 43 $179,000
4 year cost
Civil Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 39 $179,000
4 year cost
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 37 $179,000
4 year cost
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 32 $179,000
4 year cost
Human Nutrition Bachelor's Degree 30 $179,000
4 year cost
Design and Visual Communications, General Bachelor's Degree 29 $179,000
4 year cost
General Studies Bachelor's Degree 28 $179,000
4 year cost
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Degree 23 $179,000
4 year cost
Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Degree 22 $179,000
4 year cost
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor's Degree 21 $179,000
4 year cost
Secondary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 18 $179,000
4 year cost
Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 17 $179,000
4 year cost
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Bachelor's Degree 17 $179,000
4 year cost
Industrial Technology/Technician Bachelor's Degree 14 $179,000
4 year cost
Business/Managerial Economics Bachelor's Degree 12 $179,000
4 year cost
Operations Management and Supervision Bachelor's Degree 11 $179,000
4 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 11 $179,000
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 11 $179,000
4 year cost
Organizational Behavior Studies Bachelor's Degree 11 $179,000
4 year cost
Environmental Biology Bachelor's Degree 7 $179,000
4 year cost
International/Global Studies Bachelor's Degree 7 $179,000
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $179,000
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 7 $179,000
4 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $179,000
4 year cost
Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 6 $179,000
4 year cost
Foreign Language Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 6 $179,000
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $179,000
4 year cost
Education, Other Bachelor's Degree 5 $179,000
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $179,000
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Organizational Communication, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Music Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Development Economics and International Development Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Photography Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $179,000
4 year cost
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Bachelor's Degree 3 $179,000
4 year cost
Pre-Dentistry Studies Bachelor's Degree 3 $179,000
4 year cost
Management Information Systems, General Bachelor's Degree 3 $179,000
4 year cost
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $179,000
4 year cost
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Degree 3 $179,000
4 year cost
Public Relations/Image Management Bachelor's Degree 2 $179,000
4 year cost
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 2 $179,000
4 year cost
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Bachelor's Degree 2 $179,000
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 2 $179,000
4 year cost
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Degree 2 $179,000
4 year cost
Environmental Science Bachelor's Degree 2 $179,000
4 year cost
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Biochemistry Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Computer Science Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Music Theory and Composition Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
International Business/Trade/Commerce Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
German Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Music Performance, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
American/United States Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Women's Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost
Pre-Law Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $179,000
4 year cost

About University of Dayton

University of Dayton is a four year private college located in Dayton, Ohio.  The school is affiliated with the Roman Catholic faith.  Full time enrollment is 9,333 and part time is 1,714.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 15,101 applicants. 8,336 were admitted and 2,044 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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