Denison University

#834 / #255
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private college in Granville, Ohio, United States

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About Denison University

According to Wikipedia, Denison University is a private liberal arts college in Granville, Ohio. One of the earliest colleges established in the former Northwest Territory, Denison University was founded in 1831. The college was first called the Granville Literary and Theological Institution, later took the name Granville College, and, in the mid-1850s, was renamed Denison University, in honor of a key benefactor. The college enrolled 2300 students in Fall 2019 and students choose from 56 academic majors.

Denison University's Online Degrees

Denison University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score

How Much Does Denison University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$15,242
30K - 48K$14,686
48K - 75K$18,607
75K - 110K$27,279

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Denison University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Denison University, then you can expect to earn an average of $57,600 per year. You also have a 95% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Denison University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads

Where is Denison University?

Denison University is located at 100 West College Street, Granville OH 43023

How Safe is Denison University?

Granville has a violent crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Denison University Known For?

Denison University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Denison University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Denison University's Most Influential Alumni?

Denison University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Criminal Justice, and Law. Here are some of Denison University's most famous alumni:

William Rehnquist
William Rehnquist
A Chief justice of the United States from 1986 to 2005.
George Stibitz
George Stibitz
A Bell Labs researcher. George Stibitz is one of the fathers of the modern first digital computer.
Bruce Cumings
Bruce Cumings
An American East Asian historian, professor, lecturer and author.
William G. Bowen
William G. Bowen
An Economist and academic administrator.
Richard Brandt
An American philosopher.
Jack Thompson
Jack Thompson
An American activist and disbarred attorney.
Lawrence W. Sherman
Lawrence W. Sherman
An American criminologist.
James Frey
James Frey
An American writer.
William E. Castle
An American geneticist.
Philip Converse
An American political scientist.
Thomas Skidmore
Thomas Skidmore
An American historian.
Maria Tatar
An American academic in children's literature, folklore and mythology, Germanic languages and literature.

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