How much does Denison University cost?

Denison University Cost of Attendance
In-state $49,310
Out-of-state $49,310
On-Campus Room and Board $12,330
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,330
Average Annual Cost $32,023
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,098
$30,000-$48,000 $15,333
$48,000-$75,000 $24,233
$75,000-$110,000 $28,187
Over $110,000 $35,264

Denison University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 98% $25,230
Federal Grants 21% $5,510
Pell grants 20% $4,486
Other federal grants 20% $1,102
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 5% $2,149
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $27,238
Student loan aid 58% $6,988
Federal student loans 57% $6,660
Other student loans 34% $4,934

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 148 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 297 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 202 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 272 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 139 Up to $6,000
Visit a college campus 276 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 158 Up to $10,000
Do community service 274 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 162 Up to $5,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Denison University Admissions

What is Denison University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 34%
Average GPA 3.5
SAT Submissions 30% of applicants
SAT Reading 590-680
SAT Math 600-700
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 46% of applicants
Composite Score 28-32

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Denison University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2285
Living on campus
Transfer Students 5%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance

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About Denison University

Our purpose is to inspire and educate our students to become autonomous thinkers, discerning moral agents, and active citizens of a democratic society. Through an emphasis on active learning, we engage students in the liberal arts. Denison graduates are educated to be curious, resourceful, and reflective. They are well prepared for the rapidly changing world of the 21st century.


100 West College Street
Granville, OH

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Small Suburb
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