D’Youville College


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


D'Youville College would more accurately be called a university -- this private institution with a Catholic heritage offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and advanced certificate programs. The college's health-related fields are particularly strong, and at the undergraduate level the nursing major has the highest enrollments. Even professional fields have a liberal arts core, and undergraduates can choose from 27 degree programs spanning professional fields and the liberal arts and sciences. Academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The school occupies an urban campus in Buffalo, New York. The Peace Bridge and the northeast tip of Lake Erie are just a few blocks away. Student life is active with a wide range of clubs and activities, and lots of opportunities for students to get involved and take on leadership roles. On the athletic front, the D'Youville Spartans compete in the NCAA Division III Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The college fields seven men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing, Physician Assistant

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2943
Total Grad Students: 865
Undergraduate Students: 2078
Faculty: 146

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 26%
Percent Female: 74%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 20%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 40%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

320 Porter Ave
Buffalo New York 14201

Website: http://www.dyc.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 716-829-8000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
(716) 829-7600

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) for acceptance will vary based on the program of interest.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses accepted for credit require an earned grade of C or above with some majors requiring higher grades for specific courses.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is a minimum requirement of 12 transfer credits. The maximum credits accepted is 1/2 of the major requirements. You must complete 30 semester hours at D'Youville to earn your bachelor's degree. No more than 65 will transfer from a 2-year.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have fewer than 12 transferable credits, official SAT or ACT scores are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of recommendation are required for certain majors.

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
The $25 application fee is waived for online applicants

Other Requirements:
New York State requires proof of immunization for measles, mumps and rubella for everyone born after 1956. Applicants to the Physician Assistant program are required to submit a departmental application.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 560
Math 470 580
Writing 440 540

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 87%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -87%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 2700

Room and Board: 10000

Tuition and Fees: 21760

Total Cost: 35660

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 9605

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 81%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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