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Defiance College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Defiance, Ohio. The location of Defiance College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

$29,582 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
62% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Defiance College?


Contact details for Defiance College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 701 N Clinton St., Defiance, OH 43512
Phone: 419-784-4010

How Do I Get Into Defiance College?

You can apply to Defiance College online at:

Admission Requirements for Defiance College

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Defiance College?

62% Acceptance Rate
24% Of Accepted Are Women
11% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Defiance College is 62%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 76% of accepted students are men and 24% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.

Average Test Scores

About 11% of students accepted to Defiance College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 560. Math scores were between 440 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Defiance College  ( 420 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Defiance College  ( 440 to 550 )
Defiance College received ACT scores from 50% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 25. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Defiance College  ( 15 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Defiance College  ( 16 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Defiance College  ( 17 to 23 )

Can I Afford Defiance College?

$29,582 Net Price
82% Take Out Loans
4.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Defiance College is $29,582. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Defiance College, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $6,686 a year. That adds up to $26,744 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Defiance College is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Defiance College Undergraduate Student Diversity

497 Full-Time Undergraduates
39% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 529 undergraduate students at Defiance College, with 497 being full-time and 32 being part-time.


There are also 56 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 497 full-time undergraduates at Defiance College, 61% are male and 39% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Defiance College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 120
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 320
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Defiance College. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 4 countries are represented at Defiance College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Jamaica, Canada, and Mexico.

Online Learning at Defiance College

56 Took All Classes Online
252 Took At Least One Class Online
117.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 252 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Defiance College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 11th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Defiance College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Defiance College was 117.0%. This is the #207 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Defiance College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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