D’Youville College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

The Koessler Administration Building at D'Youville College
The Koessler Administration Building at D'Youville College. Fortunate4now / Wikimedia Commons

D'Youville College Admissions Overview:

D'Youville College has an acceptance rate of 81%, and the school will be accessible to most hard-working high school students who earn grades and standardized test scores that are average or better. Interested students are encouraged to visit the campus, and to set up an interview with the admissions office. In addition to submitting an application, prospective students will also need to send in scores from the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Recommended materials include a personal essay and letters of recommendation.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • D'Youville College Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

D’Youville College Description:

D'Youville College would more accurately be called a university -- this private institution with a Catholic heritage offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and advanced certificate programs. The college's health-related fields are particularly strong, and at the undergraduate level the nursing major has the highest enrollments. Even professional fields have a liberal arts core, and undergraduates can choose from 27 degree programs spanning professional fields and the liberal arts and sciences. Academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The school occupies an urban campus in Buffalo, New York. The Peace Bridge and the northeast tip of Lake Erie are just a few blocks away. Student life is active with a wide range of clubs and activities, and lots of opportunities for students to get involved and take on leadership roles. On the athletic front, the D'Youville Spartans compete in the NCAA Division III Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The college fields seven men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,965 (1,716 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 25% Male / 75% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $25,210
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,570
  • Other Expenses: $3,000
  • Total Cost: $40,980

D’Youville College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,955
    • Loans: $9,075

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing, Physician Assistant

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 45%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 23%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Rowing

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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