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A Real-World Education

No matter what major — or majors! — you pursue, at UD, you'll be challenged to open yourself to the world and learn from firsthand experience. And when graduation arrives, you're not entering the real world for the first time. You're already part of it, fully prepared for your career and your future life.

A Real-World Education

No matter what major — or majors! — you pursue, at UD, you'll be challenged to open yourself to the world and learn from firsthand experience. And when graduation arrives, you're not entering the real world for the first time. You're already part of it, fully prepared for your career and your future life.

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11.21.22

Articles written by University of Dayton faculty for the popular news organization The Conversation have been read more than 6 million times worldwide.

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11.15.22

The University of Dayton is among the top 10 in the nation for entrepreneurship among schools with under 10,000 undergraduates, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.

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11.14.22

University of Dayton students working with Abolition Ohio in the UD Human Rights Center will testify on behalf of two bills Nov. 16 at the Ohio statehouse that will help human trafficking victims get back on their feet.

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11.10.22

A new, family-friendly Christmas exhibit at the University of Dayton shares the medieval story of a juggler whose humble performance as a gift to Virgin Mary brought her statue to life.

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11.02.22

Engineering graduate students Scott Eardley, Sean Kapp and Megan McNelly are the winners of the AES Corporation 2022 Energy Innovation Challenge for their Project Oasis, an indoor farming system powered by solar energy and battery storage.

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11.01.22

Leaders of UD’s Urban Teacher Academy will ask their fellow educators to reflect on how they disrupt the practices in education that project a facade of inclusion while marginalizing students of color.

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11.01.22

University of Dayton Christmas on Campus returns to its full in-person tradition Thursday, Dec. 8, with more than 1,000 Dayton Public Schools students paired with undergraduates to enjoy a visit from Santa, live Nativity, crafts and more.

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Our Mission in Action

  • Faith
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Arts
  • Our light shines far and wide

    As a Catholic, Marianist university, we're deeply committed to the common good. Our faith is a beacon that guides us – and leads us to act. Regardless of your religious background, you'll find opportunities for personal and spiritual development.

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    Where distinct paths converge

    Diversity is an intrinsic part of our DNA, and we offer programs and initiatives that advance inclusivity of all peoples and cultures.

    Learn how our differences make us stronger

    Elevating the Arts

    From visual art exhibitions to music, theatre and dance performances, we offer many opportunities and experiences, both for students and for the community.

    Learn about arts at UD

    The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

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    Together, Flyers across the world are helping UD build a culture of philanthropy, driven by participation and engagement.