D'Youville College

Buffalo, NY 14201
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D'Youville College is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in an urban area, in Buffalo.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,021 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 277 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 219 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 79%). Every year 54% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

D'Youville College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $25,240, and fees were $630. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,240 and $630 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students3,021
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 2
Doctor's degree - professional practice 1 2
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 78.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1928 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/28/2002 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT710 to 930
ACT20 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) 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).

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$788/credit
In State Students$788/credit
Out of State Students$788/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$928/credit
In State Students$928/credit
Out of State Students$928/credit

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 $35,460 $35,460 $35,460
ADN 70 $55,160 $55,160 $55,160
BSN 125 $98,500 $98,500 $98,500
FNP 50 $46,400 $46,400 $46,400
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, 90% of D'Youville 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 34% $4,356
Other Federal Grant 2% $2,472
State Grant & Scholarships 44% $3,743
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 89% $12,647
Federal Student Loans 68% $6,143
Private Loans 16% $11,655


Average Net Price
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$10,608
$30,001 to $48,000$13,845
$48,001 to $75,000$19,326
$75,001 to $110,000$21,646
Over $110,000$23,294

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
D'Youville College
320 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201

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