OVERVIEW
FOUNDED
FOUNDED IN 1831,
Denison is one of the earliest colleges to be established in the old "Northwest Territory," west of the Allegheny Mountains and north of the Ohio River
CHARACTER
INDEPENDENT
Residential, liberal arts and sciences
TOTAL FACULTY
233
(FTE)
ENROLLMENT
2,150 UNDERGRADUATES
45% men and 55% women
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO
10:1
FACULTY WITH TERMINAL DEGREES
100%
DEGREES OFFERED

BACHELOR OF
ARTS

BACHELOR OF
SCIENCE

BACHELOR OF
FINE ARTS
MAJORS & PROGRAMS
48 COURSES OF STUDY
and 11 pre-professional programs
FIRST GENERATION STUDENTS
17%
(class of 2019)
MULTICULTURAL STUDENTS
32%
(class of 2019)
STUDENT GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION
 
50 states and U.S. territories, and
40 FOREIGN COUNTRIES
STUDENTS FROM OUT OF STATE
74%
(class of 2019)
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS RANKED IN TOP 10% OF CLASS
45%
(class of 2019)
AVERAGE SAT
1270
(class of 2019)
AVERAGE ACT
29
(class of 2019)
LOCATION
LOCATION
Granville, a central Ohio suburb located east of Columbus,
the state capital and
15TH LARGEST CITY
in the U.S.
AIRPORT
Port Columbus (CMH);
35 MINS
(24 Miles from campus)
FACILITIES
CAMPUS SIZE
930 TOTAL ACRES
Highlights include the 250-acre hilltop section of campus, a 360-acre Biological Reserve, and the historic Denison Golf Club
CAMPUS PLAN
Designed by the pioneering landscape architecture firm of
FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED
Central Park in New York City, the U.S. Capitol, Biltmore Estate, Grand Army Plaza, U. of California, U. of Chicago, Stanford U.
CAMPUS LAYOUT
PEDESTRIAN- FRIENDLY CAMPUS,
on which all buildings are within walking distance
WI-FI
CAMPUS-WIDE
Wi-Fi includes all academic buildings and residence halls
CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES & ATHLETICS
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
170
CAMPUS LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
More than
600
STUDENT GOVERNMENT BUDGET
$1,200,000
VARSITY SPORTS
23
11 for men and 12 for women
CLUB & INTRAMURAL SPORTS
45
ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
NORTH COAST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Denison has won the NCAC All-Sports Trophy a conference-record 14 times, and has won a total of 129 team NCAC championships
ATHLETIC AFFILIATION
NCAA DIVISION III
TUITION & FEES, & FINANCIAL AID (2015-2016 Academic Year)
TUITION
$46,250
ROOM (MULTIPLE)
$6,370
FINANCIAL AID
FULLY 97%
of Denison’s students receive need-based financial aid or merit-based academic scholarships funded by Denison, and many students receive both forms of support. The average annual net price per student after grants and/or scholarships is $28,087. In Kiplinger's “100 Best Values in Private Colleges,” Denison is ranked eighth in the nation, and is the only Ohio college among the top 30 liberal arts institutions in the U.S. with the lowest average debt following graduation. This year, Denison is providing from its own resources more than $52 million in grants and scholarships.
 
ACTIVITY FEE
$430
BOARD
$5,200
HEALTH CENTER FEE
$610
COMPREHENSIVE COST
$58,860
FINANCIAL RESOURCES, ACCREDITATION & AFFILIATIONS
UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT
$807 MILLION
(as of June 30, 2015)
TOTAL UNIVERSITY ASSETS
MORE THAN
$1.2 BILLION
ENDOWMENT PER STUDENT
$375,349

Denison is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and certified by the Ohio Board of Regents to grant Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. Denison’s pre-med program is recognized by all medical schools accredited by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

AMONG OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, DENISON IS A MEMBER OF: Annapolis Group of leading national independent liberal arts colleges Council of Independent Colleges National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Great Lakes Colleges Association Five Colleges of Ohio Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges