General Information About Dillard University
Dillard University's mission is to produce graduates who excel, become world leaders, are broadly educated, culturally aware, and concerned with improving the human condition. Through a highly personalized and learning-centered approach, Dillard's students are able to meet the competitive demands of a diverse, global and technologically advanced society. Dillard University’s Strategic Pillars Dillard University will be a premier private undergraduate university in the region and in the world of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Dillard University will expand selectively into graduate studies, building on its best programs that represent future projections of workforce needs. Dillard University will increase and enhance its commitment to and production of quality, useful research. Dillard University will infuse globalization into its curriculum so that it expands its reach to other languages, cultures and countries. Dillard University will demonstrate commitment to all students’ success. Dillard University will develop student leadership training and enriched educational opportunities outside of the classroom to offer a balanced environment as part of the college experience. Dillard University will continue to attract and graduate talented African American students, while welcoming those from a diverse background who can benefit from the unique experience we offer. Dillard University will demonstrate commitment to technology as subject matter, a teaching tool and the underpinnings of internal systems that are efficient, reliable and cost-effective. Dillard University will show fiscal integrity, with systems of financial and professional accountability and stability. Dillard University will be engaged in the revitalization of its home, New Orleans. Dillard University will develop and promulgate practices relative to the greening of its campus and the promotion of environmental sustainability. Dillard University will develop a Gulf Coast Public Policy Center.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- United Methodist
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 3,993 Percent Admitted 48% Men Admitted 45% Women Admitted 48% Full Time Retention Rate 70%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 310 560 Math 400 560
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 15 20 English 15 20 Math 15 18
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,076 Native American 0.0 Asian 10.0 African American 1,016.0 Hispanic 6.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,101 Enrolled FullTime Graduates