Dillard University

New Orleans, LA

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Dillard University

Dillard University

Dillard University Student Essentials

Dillard University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Blue Devils
Website: www.dillard.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $14,770
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,770
Retention Rate: 68%
Enrollment: 1,447
Year Established: 1869

About Dillard University

One of the top historically black universities in the country, Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana is an academically rigorous, traditional liberal arts school with a highly impressive list of alumni.

The Dillard campus is comprised of historical buildings over a wide area. Well over 100 years old, Dillard offers a traditional esthetic in which to learn and study.

Academics at Dillard are divided into distinctive schools, including the College of General Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences, which offers degrees in the fine, liberal and performing arts, the natural and social sciences and humanities.

There is also a College of Professional Studies that offers, among others, a degree in Nursing and a College of Business.

Many Dillard students also participate in community service, study abroad and leadership activities.

Since Dillard students are so successful in their academic and co-curricular activities, many of them have gone on to graduate school at such places as Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Johns Hopkins.

Transcripts, ACT or SAT scores and recommendation letters are required of all applicants under age 23. All students may also apply for financial aid.

Dillard University Map & Location

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122


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Getting Around Dillard University

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for New Orleans, LA

Winter
Dec
65
48
Jan
63
45
Feb
67
48
Spring
Mar
73
54
Apr
80
61
May
87
69
Summer
Jun
91
74
Jul
93
76
Aug
93
76
Fall
Sep
89
72
Oct
81
63
Nov
73
55

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,447
Freshman Class 446
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,447

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 97%
  • Caucasian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 1%
African American 97%
Caucasian 1%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 76%
Part-Time 24%
Women 74%
Men 26%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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