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University of Dayton

Situated in the heart of downtown, the school is a private catholic university offering over 70 different undergraduate academic programs ranging from art, journalism and science to business, sports science, education, and engineering. The school also offers a range of graduate programs, a law program and continuing education programs. Established in 1849 as a primary school to just 14 boys, today the school is recognized as a top-tier research university boasting 11,000 undergraduate students.


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Admissions office is open 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

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  • Celebration of the Arts
  • Lectures & seminars
  • Performing arts series
  • Workshops


  • Bowling & pool tables
  • ArtStreet complex
  • UD Arena
  • Campus tours
  • RecPlex fitness center

Interesting UD Facts

Originally a day school and boarding school for boys the university transitioned into a full-time university in 1920. The college began admitting women in 1935, when it became the first co-ed catholic school in the nation. Today, the University of Dayton boasts one of the largest campus ministry programs in the world and is the largest Marianist college in the country.

NCAA & intramural Athletics

University of Dayton offers a robust athletics program with the Flyers offering exciting NCAA action in football, baseball, softball, basketball and more. The campus also offers a variety of club teams and over 48 different intramural sports programs, including soccer, volleyball,


  • Is the college a public or private establishment?

    The University of Dayton is a private Catholic university.
  • How old is the college?

    The university was founded as a boys school in 1849, making it over 150 years old.

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Why Stay at Crowne Plaza Dayton?
  • Free area shuttle
  • Concierge level rooms
  • Rooftop restaurant & bar
  • Well-equipped fitness center
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