Defiance College

Defiance College is a private, liberal-arts based college in Northwest Ohio. Students receive quality academic experiences enhanced by real-world involvement through excellent internships and distinctive service and research opportunities. Defiance offers more than 40 academic programs of study as well as dozens of co-curricular activities and 20 men’s and women’s NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports teams. DC is ranked in the top tier of Midwest colleges by U.S. News and World Report.

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Year Founded1850
Institution TypeFour-Year, Private Liberal Arts College
Student-Faculty Ratio11:1
Institutional DesignationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Tuition Costs $31,990 (both in-state and out-of-state)
Room & Board$10,220 (both in-state and out-of-state)
Avg. Student Aid Package$29,901
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met84%
Avg. Scholarship Grant Aid Awarded$21,716
Average Work Study Aid Awarded$2,009