D'Youville College

D'Youville College

D'Youville College is located in Buffalo, New York, United States. It was established in the year 1908. The organization Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, also known as GNSH, played a vital role in its establishment. D'Youville College was named in honor of their patron Saint Marie-Marguerite d'Youville. This was the first college that provided admission to women in western New York State. The college offers degrees and certificate programs in a number of areas including business management, information technology, nursing, health services administratio, and education.

Students of D'Youville College have access to a wide variety of sports. Male students are involved in sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, cross country, golf and volleyball. Female students participate in golf, basketball, softball, soccer, and volleyball.

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D'Youville College
320 Porter Ave
Buffalo , NY 14201-1084
General Phone: (716) 829-8000

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D'Youville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching611educational administration, special ed, early childhood special ed, special education, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine136registered nursing, nurse practitioner, mental health nursing, community nurse, various nursing
Therapy and Counseling67psychology, physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy62chiropractic, occupational therapy, dietitian
Business and Management61business management, accounting, international business
Liberal Arts49area and Cultural studies, English, English composition, creative writing, international studies, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, history
Medical Support and Technology48physician assistant
Medical Administration31health care facilities management, health and medical administrative, public health education, health services administration
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology
Medicine2public health, health professions
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for D'Youville in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree29027
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship63
Postbaccalaureate certificate31812
Master's degree44918
Doctor's degree - professional practice192
Post-master's certificate02

D'Youville Student Body

In 2007-2008, D'Youville had a total enrollment of 3,018 students (2,898 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 27%
Women 73%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 54%
Graduate 46%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 45%
Black 10%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 36%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 12%
20-21 13%
22-24 26%
25-29 21%
30-34 7%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

D'Youville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 50 %

D'Youville Room and Board (2007)

D'Youville offers campus housing for 478 of its 2,898 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Buffalo, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

D'Youville Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440530
SAT Math450550
SAT Writing430530
ACT Composite2024

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT90%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT34%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

D'Youville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,000
Room and board $ 9,300
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,300

Financial Aid:
D'Youville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 271200)

D'Youville Faculty

D'Youville has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2131
Non-tenured and not on tenure track831

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$79,7826$69,042
Associate professoracademic year18$57,85622$60,819
Assistant professoracademic year26$45,35459$48,485
Instructoracademic year2*1*
All faculty totalacademic year58$56,48288$53,016

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

D'Youville Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Northeast Conference
Baseball Northeast Conference
Track Northeast Conference

D'Youville Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other

Liberal Arts
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Creative Writing
English Composition
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Health Services Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Public Health Education and Promotion

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Chiropractic (DC)
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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D'Youville Highlights

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What Sets D'Youville Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%D'Youville Female % of student body
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 14%D'Youville % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%D'Youville Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%D'Youville % of degrees in medical administration
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%D'Youville Minority % of student body

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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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