D'Youville College

Campus Description

D'Youville College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts and professional college in a residential area of the city of Buffalo. Founded in 1908 by the Grey Nuns, D'Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degrees to women. Currently, enrollment is approximately 2,909 men and women. Over 46 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered. D'Youville offers a more personalized education, as is evident by the faculty to student ratio of 1 to 14. Most faculty members hold doctorates or one of the highest degrees in their fields of study. Teaching positions are occupied by professors who believe in quality teaching and individualized instruction for their students. At D'Youville, academics is paramount. D'Youville offers a complete array of academic programs in health care, including a pending pharmacy program, and in teacher education. More than 96 percent of its graduates are either employed or have gone on to graduate school.

320 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201

Toll-free 800.777.3921 or 716.829.7600

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Degrees Offered

Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, First Professional


The intercollegiate program is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and competes in the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross-country, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball.
Intramural Sports: flag football, volleyball, basketball, ultimate frisbee.

Clubs and Activities

African Student Union, Alliance, American Pharmacists Association, Academy of Student Pharmacists, Athletic Committee, Black Student Union, Catalyst (student newspaper), Chiropractic Sports Council, D'Youville Chorale, D'Youville College Club Hockey, D'Youville College Cycling Club, International Student Club, Issues Committee, Kappa Delta (History Club), Lambda Sigma Honor Society, (sophomores), Math and Natural Sciences Club, Muslim Student Association, Pi Theta Epsilon, Pre-Pharmacy Club, Programming Committee, Public Relations Committee, Residence Council, Sigma Theta Tau, Sketch (student writings), Sociology Club, Student American Chiropractic, Association, Student Association, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Dietetics Association, Student Management Association, Student Nurses Association, Student Occupational Therapy Association, Student Physical Therapy Association, Student Physician Assistant Association, Student Psychology Association, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Student Veterans Association

Featured Programs

One of the many reasons why students choose D'Youville College is because of our focus on preparing students for a successful career. Here are some of the things that set us apart from other institutions: Merit scholarships: All of our applicants are reviewed for a merit-based scholarship at the time of acceptance. These scholarships are not need-based and are renewable. Dual/Combined degree programs: D'Youville offers several of these programs that allow our students to complete their Bachelor's and Master's, or Bachelor's and Doctorate degree in a shortened amount of time. Part-time housing: In addition to full-time housing, D'Youville also offers part-time residency options. This allows our students to experience the best of both worlds by immersing themselves into the full college experience, while at the same time, having the comfort and familiarity of staying home on occasion. Student employment program: We offer a student employment program that is completely funded by the college. It is not based on financial need, so students who do not qualify for Federal Work Study, are eligible to apply. Community Service: Our students are encouraged to leave a lasting impact on communities, both local and abroad. Student organizations frequently provide a variety of educational and professional services to the local community while others may travel to provide medical services to communities in Haiti, New Orleans and other areas affected by disaster.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,707 (Full-time: 377 men, 1,040 women; Part-time: 71 men, 219 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 1,092 (Full-time: 315 men, 522 women; Part-time: 57 men, 198 women)
34% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
20% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 450 – 520
SAT math range: 450 – 570
ACT range: 20 – 24

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American8.9%6.2%
% Asian3.6%5.2%
% Hispanic / Latino4.3%1.9%
% White, Non-Hispanic72.1%63.5%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.7%0.5%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.0%0.0%
% International / Nonresident Alien4.7%18.6%
% Two or more races1.8%1.1%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity3.9%2.9%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$24,420 per year, or $745 per credit
Tuition Only:
$23,950 per year
Room & Board:
Room Only:

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
March 1 suggested

Application Requirements

HS transcript; SAT or ACT; recommendations and interviews suggested. For physician assistant program: supplemental application; recommendations; interviews.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Honors; Academic Achievement (academic merit scholarships); Out-of-state Scholarships