About Dillard University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Dillard University cost?

Dillard University Cost of Attendance
In-state $17,064
Out-of-state $17,064
On-Campus Room and Board $9,873
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,072
Average Annual Cost $18,801
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Dillard 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 100% $10,740
Federal Grants 96% $4,575
Pell grants 83% $4,842
Other federal grants 27% $702
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 32% $3,090
Institutional grants or scholarships 94% $6,084
Student loan aid 89% $8,184
Federal student loans 89% $9,322
Other student loans 1% $7,045

Dillard University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Dillard University Admissions

What is Dillard University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 39%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 25% of applicants
SAT Reading 410-530
SAT Math 410-520
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 70% of applicants
Composite Score 18-21

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Dillard University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1271
Living on campus
Transfer Students 14%
Under Age 25 93%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Dillard University Graduation Success


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About Dillard University

True to its heritage, Dillard University's mission is to produce graduates who excel, become world leaders and are broadly educated, culturally aware and concerned with improving the human condition. Through a highly personalized and learning centered approach, Dillard's students are able to meet the competitive demands of a diverse, global and technologically advanced society.


2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify