University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,277
  • Online BAH
    $0
  • GI Bill® Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
  • $0 Tuition Cost for Veterans
  • MyCAA
    YES
Yellow Ribbon

University of Dayton Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for University of Dayton. This includes contact information for their veteran affairs department, as well as other info related to military and veteran programs such as Tuition Assistance and the Yellow Ribbon program.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 46,170
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 26,381
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 19,789
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
    This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,277
  • BAH - Online
    $0
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
  • MyCAA
    YES
  • Accreditation
    Regional
  • Availability
    Classroom & Online
ROTC Detail
  • ROTC Overview

    The University of Dayton's ROTC program was founded in 1917, making it one of the oldest and longest running programs in the country and has since commissioned countless Officers into the U.S. Army. We believe that officers in the Army possess the skills necessary to lead others through the most challenging of circumstances.

    93% - Graduation rate at the University of Dayton, compared to 68% for private universities and 62% for public universities.

    $250,000+ Total amount of a four-year ROTC scholarship at the University of Dayton, including a monthly stipend

    #1 - University of Dayton's ROTC was the top ROTC program in the Midwest in 2022.

Yellow Ribbon Detail
  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    20
  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $10,000.00
  • Number
    50
  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • Law
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    20
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $46,170
    In State
    $46,170
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $15,923
    In State
    $15,923
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $1,690
    Campus
    $1,690
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $889
    Campus
    $1,383
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,000
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    8,443
    Undergraduate
    3,327
    Graduate
    197
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    51%
    Population
  • Female
    49%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    Roman Catholic
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    Accelerated
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    No
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    585
    SAT Math
    560
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    27
    ACT
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Message from University of Dayton

Our mission is to make the University of Dayton a top choice for veteran and military-affiliated students. Through enhanced access to programs and services, we are committed to linking this diverse community’s leadership and service experiences with learning and scholarship from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.

Our Career Services office works with our students to create job opportunities and our veteran alum has a 98% success rate in gaining employment or pursuing a higher level of education after graduation. Career Services at UD include:

  • One-on-one career service assistance 
  • Resume & cover letter templates
  • Life-long career service assistance
  • Connecting students & alumni to employers

We continually invest in our student's success throughout their time at UD and the results speak for themselves:

  • High graduation rate, over 82%
  • 90% are working in their chosen field
  • 99% of UD students are employed upon graduation

Ways to Save at UD

Tuition Discount (25%) 

Our military-affiliated students can receive a military discount for our in-person MBA program

100% Yellow Ribbon Coverage 

Our Yellow Ribbon Coverage offers 100% tuition coverage even for part-time students

Use your GI Bill benefits and keep your UD Scholarship

UD Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that can award military-connected students with thousands of dollars to be used for housing, food, and educational expenses. If living off campus the scholarship can be refunded directly to you

Scholarships & Grants at UD

First-year Merit Scholarships

  • Father Chaminade Award - $64,000 - $76,000
  • Deans' Merit Scholarship - $80,000 - $92,000
  • President's Merit Scholarship - $96,000 - $108,000
  • Trustees' Merit Scholarship - $112,000 - $124,000

University Grants

  • President's Special Grant - based on individual needs
  • Forever Flyer Grant - based on individual needs

Living on Campus Quick Facts for Military Dependents 

  • There are 457 apartments & houses at UD
  • Students living in traditional residential facilities (Stuart, Marycrest, Founders, Marianist Hall, and Virginia W. Kettering) are required to purchase a meal plan
  • First-year and second-year students must live on campus if they are not classified as commuter students
  • Transfer students must live in university housing if they attended another college for less than four semesters 
  • There are security cameras mounted in residential areas for your safety 
  • All residential facilities have free cable
  • There are housing options for UD Students who need year-round housing 
  • Robust fitness facility that has personal training, group fitness, cardio, and strength training options

Please visit our website to learn more about housing at UD

We are known as the “University for the Common Good.” If you want to be part of something bigger than yourself, we challenge you to join us!

Government Contracting & Procurement Program - Master of Studies in Law (MSL)

Looking to enter a new career field? Are you looking to progress in your current career? Do you want to reach the next step in your career journey?  Our program will get you there. Our master’s degree programs provide in-depth education on the laws and standards of the government contracting world.

What you need to know:

  • NO law degree required
  • 100% online
  • NO LSAT, GRE or GMAT needed.
  • Convenient evening weekly class from 6:30 - 9:30 pm EST
  • Credit for applicable military experience

What you will learn:

  • Introduction to Contracts
  • Government Contracting
  • Contract Drafting
  • Business Law
  • Finance, Ethics
  • Negotiations
  • Capstone and Program and Project Management 1, 2, and 3

The program is approved for tuition assistance and is a GI Bill approved program. Since UD is a Yellow Ribbon school, veterans with the post 9/11 GI Bill at the 100% level can complete the course with no out of pocket expenses, depending on their rate of pursuit.

The tuition is $1,325 per credit hour plus $25 each semester for university fees. Candidates must complete all 30 credit hours of coursework to graduate, although you can receive up to 7 hours of advanced standing credit. The total tuition cost for 30 credit hours is $39,750 and the total for 23 credit hours is $30,475.

University of Dayton

University of Dayton is a 4-year, private university located in Dayton, OH. Students at University of Dayton can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

University of Dayton Military & Veteran Support Programs

University of Dayton offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Does the University of Dayton offer online degree programs?

Yes, the University of Dayton offers online degree programs.

Is the University of Dayton a GI Bill® approved school?

Yes, University of Dayton is a GI Bill® approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill®. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is the University of Dayton a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, University of Dayton is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does the University of Dayton offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, University of Dayton offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of Dayton’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $1,282.50 per credit hour University of Dayton’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of Dayton’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $1,140 to $1,500 per credit hour University of Dayton’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does the University of Dayton offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, University of Dayton offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is the University of Dayton approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, University of Dayton is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does the University of Dayton offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, University of Dayton has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is the University of Dayton a military friendly school?

The University of Dayton is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is University of Dayton a MyCAA school?

Yes, University of Dayton is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.