Defiance College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Defiance, OH, Defiance College is one of the best universities in the state of Ohio. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Defiance College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Defiance College.

701 N. Clinton Street Defiance, OH 43512
Phone: (800) 520-4632
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Rankings: Defiance College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 35
Score: 56
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 38
Average freshman retention rate: 63.8%
6-year graduation rate: 51.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 45
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 68.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.8%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 69.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 42
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 19-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 15%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 36%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 73.0%
Financial resources rank: 29
Alumni giving rank: 50
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 14.5%

Essential Facts: Defiance College

  • Day was the lone representative from Defiance on the All-HCAC teams after a vote of the conference’s head coaches.
  • Defiance becomes the third NCAA Division III college in the state of Ohio to announce new wrestling programs this year, joining Wilmington College and Ohio Wesleyan.
  • Defiance College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification.

Defiance College History

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 65%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 6%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 8%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 40%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook