2601 Gentilly Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70122 504-816-4670
http://www.dillard.edu admissions@dillard.edu
About Dillard University
  • Year of Foundation 1869
  • Size of Campus 55 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist/United Church of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 78%, 22%, 54%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 2,155
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 nation’s 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 Orleans’s 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 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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Coronation of Miss Dillard, Spring Festival, Black Heritage Ball, International Week, Jazz Festival Concerts, Spring Choir Concert, Christmas Choir Concert
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Kappa Mu, Beta Kappa Chi, Beta Beta Beta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Inc.
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Anointed and Appointed College Ministry; Lawless Chapel Ministry, Nu Vision Gospel Choir, Baptist Student Union, Council of Christian Brotherhood, Council of Chaplains
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization, African American Men Organization, Japanese Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus New Orleans (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kenner (14), Baton Rouge International Airport (90)
  • Distance to nearest train New Orleans (4)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 30%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (36%), women's dorms (27%), men's dorms (6%), apartment for single students (30%), special housing for disabled students (0%), special housing for international students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 32%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 74%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 36%
Campus Services
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 60
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 188
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities Video conference facilities; Harold Patton Collection
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 21,638
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 27,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 40
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 106,119
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 202
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 430
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 422
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 64%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs American Express, Bank One Corporation, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Ernst & Young L.L.P., Japanese Exchange Teaching (JET) Program, JP Morgan, Lockheed Martin, Postlethwaite & Netterville Accounting Firm, Texas Instruments, United Parcel Service (U
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 58%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Tulane University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years 69%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Tulane University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,708
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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