US News ranked Dayton University #103 among National Universities. They are also the #1 Catholic University in the nation for sponsored engineering and #2 Catholic University in the nation for STEM research.
The average freshman retention rate at UD is approximately 90.8%. This indicates student satisfaction among those who choose to attend this university.
Students can get involved in more than 200 organizations and with the campus radio and television stations. Student athletes can play at the recreational level or try out for the numerous Dayton Flyers varsity teams, which compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic 10 Conference.