D’Youville College is a private, not-for-profit institution set in an urban setting in Buffalo, New York. The college offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs in the fields of healthcare, business, and the liberal arts. Founded in 1908, DYU welcomes students from 40 countries to study in the USA.
D’Youville College ranked:
|Type of University||Private|
|Faculty Members||186 full-time; 150 part-time|
|Number of Undergraduate Seats||1,699|
|Number of Postgraduate Seats||1,346|
|Percentage of International Students||1%|
|Annual Acceptance Rate||100%|
|Basic Tuition Fee for International Undergraduate Students||26,750 USD|
|Basic Tuition Fee for International Graduate Students||17,298 USD|
|Test Scores Accepted||SAT/ ACT, TOEFL/ IELTS/ PTE|
D’Youville College offers programs that are duly accredited Bachelor's Degrees, Joint and Combined Degree, Master's Degrees, Doctoral Programs and also Certificate, and Continuing Education programs. The college operates through its four distinctive schools of study which are further split into smaller academic departments:
Located in an urban set-up in the second largest city of New York State, the D'Youville campus spreads over an expanse of 17 acres. The city of Buffalo itself offers plenty of exciting adventure and recreational activities in the waterfront, harbor, bike trails, extensive parks system, etc.
On-campus residence facilities at D’Youville consist of the Marguerite Hall, primarily for the freshmen and sophomores, and the Apartment Complex for juniors, graduate and doctoral students.
Please note that it is mandatory for all students of Physician Assistant and Occupational Therapy programs to live on campus for the first two years of study.
D’ Youville College offers admission for undergraduate programs twice a year in the fall and spring semesters. For graduate programs admission is on a rolling basis. International Students have to submit some additional requirements, they are as follows:
How to apply: Application to D’Youville College is an online process.
Application fee: None
*Please note that the Graduate application is accepted on a rolling basis.
The tests accepted by D’Youville College and their minimum scores are:
|Tests Accepted||Minimum Scores required|
|SAT (Critical Reading)||500|
|Cambridge English Qualifications||180+|
The table below presents the estimated undergraduate cost of attendance for the academic year 2018-2019.
|Estimated Expenses for Academic Year||Fees|
|Tuition and fees||26,750 USD|
|Books and supplies||1,200 USD|
|On-Campus Room & Board||12,224 USD|
|Other(Personal, transport, etc.)||2,600 USD|
The average Graduate Student Tuition and Fees for AY 2018-2019
Approximately 41% of graduate students at D’Youville who apply for aid receive an institutional scholarship. Each fresh application including transfer applicants at D’Youville is considered for Merit Scholarships.
Apart from merit scholarships, over 75 donor-supported scholarships are also available. Scholarships can cover as much as 50% of undergraduate tuition. On the basis of academic performance and other criteria, all scholarship awardees are considered for renewal annually, subject to fulfillment of academic performance requirements.
A few of the popular merit-based scholarships available at D’Youville is tabulated below:
|Scholarship||SAT (M & EBRW) or ACT/ GPA||GPA||Scholarship Amount|
|President's Scholarship||88/1170 or 24||2.25||13,000 USD + 3,000 USD Room and Board Waiver|
|Founder's Scholarship||83/1080 or 21||2.25||10,000 USD + 2,000 USD Room and Board Waiver|
|Dean's Scholarship||80/980 or 18 OR 90 GPA||2.25||9,000 USD|
|External Scholarships||93/1360 or 30||2.75||250 USD - full coverage|
Merit-Based Graduate Scholarship: A student who is enrolled in a minimum six credit hours and has a CGPA of 3.0 – 4.0 in the qualifying degree is considered for this scholarship. The amount awarded is 2,000 USD – 5,000 USD. For scholarship renewal, a CGPA of at least 3.0 has to be maintained.
Students can also look for educational loans to study in the USA as that will lessen their financial burden.
Students at D’Youville College have the option of choosing between the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program and the D’Youville’s Student Employment Program (SEP) to gain valuable experience as well as manage their finances. While FWS is solely need-based has an upper limit of earning 2,000 USD a year and is available for residents students only. Whereas SEP is available for international students and is not need-based and is funded by D’Youville entirely.
All D’Youville graduates automatically become members of the Alumni Association upon graduation and enjoy plenty of cost-saving benefits available to the alumni community. Notable alumni of D’Youville include:
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$26,120 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|D'Youville College Enrollment||3284|
|Average Graduation Rate||58.9%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$26,120 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$28,830 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$11,808 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,000 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$11,808 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$3,000 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$3,000 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$3,000 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Medicine Programs||The Council on Chiropractic Education|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||New York State Board of Regents|
|Pharmacy Programs||Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education|
|Physiotherapy Programs||American Physical Therapy Association|
|Programs||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Programs||American Occupational Therapy Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary