Defiance College

Defiance, OH 43512

Defiance College is one of the 70 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Defiance. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 151 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 91 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 60%).

Every year 39% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Defiance College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $31,480, and fees were $710. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $31,480 and $710 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Church of Christ
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/29/2011 - Current

Admission

56%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT700 to 960
ACT18 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $25

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$495
In State Students$495
Out of State Students$495
Graduate courses
In District Students$524
In State Students$524
Out of State Students$524

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $22,275 $22,275 $22,275
ADN 70 $34,650 $34,650 $34,650
BSN 125 $61,875 $61,875 $61,875
FNP 50 $26,200 $26,200 $26,200
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Defiance College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $4,114
Other Federal Grant 46% $878
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $2,508
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $16,823
Federal Student Loans 89% $6,846
Private Loans 18% $11,831

$24,414

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$24,142
$30,001 to $48,000$22,091
$48,001 to $75,000$23,079
$75,001 to $110,000$25,852
Over $110,000$28,032

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Student Population

584

Undergrads

30

Graduates

272

Women

342

Men

86%

Full-time

14%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
74%
Black/African American
12%
Hispanic
7%
Two or more races
3%
Non-resident alien
2%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.

Defiance College
701 N Clinton
Defiance, OH 43512
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