Denison University


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Denison University


  • 72% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$30,660 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


Number of serial subscriptions listed above is print only; over 3,250 e-journal titles. Archives, Grove Karl Gilbert personal science library collection, music scores, Denisonian collection, Kirtley F. Mather papers.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 767,118 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 6,316 current serial subscriptions.
  • 122,351 microforms.
  • 31,005 Audio/Visual items.
  • 15,505 e-books.

Museums & Art

Burmese art collection, language lab, research station in 350-acre biological reserve, observatory, high resolution spectrometer lab, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, planetarium, Economics computer laboratories.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Mac

Campus Resources

  • 593 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 150 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 70 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 537 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 114 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service, health insurance


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 98% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 53% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 16% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 34 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Vail Concert Series; Homecoming Gala; All Campus Activities Fair and Picnic
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 138 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta (Kappa of Ohio Chapter), French Honorary Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Society, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha (Alpha Nu Chapter), Psi Chi, Rho Lambda, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Fellowship, Canterbury Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Denison Christian Fellowship, Denison Hillel, Newman Association, Chapel Advisory Board, Talk’n Eat, Denison Religious Understanding, Denison Buddhist Fellowship.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Denison International Student Association, La Fuerza Latina, Denison Twelve Chairs (Russian), Asian-American Association, East Asian Club, Wacayehsza – Native American Assocation.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academic (C. L. Herrick Geological Society, Chemical Society, Carolinas-Ohio Science Education Network (C. O. S. E. N. ), Denison Univ. Biological Society (DUBS), English Club, French Club, George R. Stibitz Computing Society, German Club, Sociology/Anthropology Forum); Service (Denison Community Association with many committees organizing community service, Peer Advisory Network, America Reads); Entertainment (Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company, Denison Film Society, Denison Hilltoppers, Denison Singers, Homecoming Committee, Ladies Night Out, Pep Band, Student Activities Council, Winter Formal Committee); Governance (National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Denison Campus Government Association (DCGA), Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Council (PHC), Club Sports, Interamural Sports); Greek Organizations – Fraternities and Sororities; Student Media (Adytum-year book, DTV, Exile, Judy Magazine, MoYo-student-run magazine, WDUB radio station), Special Interest (Amnesty International, Campus Freethought Association, College Republications, Denison Gaming Guild, Denison Lecture Series, Denison Left, Denison University Speech Team, Outlook, Safe-Rides, Women’s Emphasis), Sustained Dialogue.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Denisonian (weekly); BullSheet (intermittently during the academic year)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, Ohio (25), Newark, Ohio (4)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, Ohio (27)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, Ohio (27)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 65% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 44% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,100
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 25% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 30% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Capital University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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