701 N. Clinton Street Defiance, OH 43512 419-783-2359
http://www.defiance.edu admissions@defiance.edu
About Defiance College
  • Year of Foundation 1850
  • Size of Campus 150 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Church of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 827
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 18%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,800
  • Room and Board $8,120
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 944
History Founded in 1850 as Defiance Female Seminary. Became known as Defiance College in 1903. Affiliated with the United Church of Christ. Location Northwest corner of Ohio at the confluence of the Auglaize and Maumee Rivers; one hour from Lima and Toledo, Ohio, and Ft. Wayne, Indiana; two hours from Detroit, Michigan; two-and-a-half hours from Columbus and four hours from Chicago, Illinois. The city of Defiance has 17,000 residents. The Defiance Chamber of Commerce and the Defiance Tourism Bureau provide more information about the city of Defiance, Ohio. Student Population Defiance College has a student population nearly 1,100 students. More than 50 percent of traditional students live on campus. The Campus The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area of Defiance, which includes 18 buildings and access to the 200 acre Thoreau Wildlife Sanctuary.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Rural
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Arts on the Quad, Schomburg Series
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Carolyn M. Small Honors Program, Alpha Chi, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi, Tau Mu
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Catholics on Campus, Habitat for Humanity
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Action Student Association (BASA), International Student Association
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Distance to nearest train Bryan, OH (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Detroit, MI (100), Toledo, OH (40)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 86%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 8%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 66%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 7,378
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, writing
  • Library Facilities Curriculum Materials Center, 2 computer labs, 5 small group study rooms,coffee shop/lounge, archives. Students have access through the OhioLink consortium to 31 million resources belonging to 80 Ohio libraries. They can access over 120 online research d
  • Number of e-books 22,968
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 138,418
  • Campus Safety lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and o
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Museums Women's Commission Art Gallery
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,742
  • Number Of Subscriptions 331
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Local Companies and Schools
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 90%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 0%
  • Employed Students after 1 year 0%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural