Defiance College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Defiance College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 755 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1850 and is the only college located in Defiance, Ohio.

Defiance College is affiliated with United Church of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at Defiance College.

Defiance College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Occupational Therapy, Criminal Justice, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Defiance College is low at 56% (way below Ohio average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Defiance College is low - 46%.

Student to faculty ratio at Defiance College is good -- 11:1. Read more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,100
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - $30,400 a year. The additional fees at Defiance College not covered by tuition are about $700, which comes to a total of $31,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Defiance College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,210 applications were submitted and 789 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Defiance College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Medium
Defiance College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Defiance College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Defiance College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, about $5,500 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Defiance College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Defiance College Location and Maps



Post Address: Defiance College, 701 N Clinton, Defiance, Ohio 43512, USA
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