D’Youville is a private college located on the vibrant west side of Buffalo, preparing students for the 21st-century. Excelling at helping students reach their career goals, D’Youville instills character to become change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good.
Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite d’Youville to be a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations to give them a better life, a tradition that continues today. A school with a long, Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where traditions can be openly shared and respected.
Featuring an urban, growing campus community of over 3,000 students, D’Youville offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance inter-and-extracurricular activities integrating community service with coursework.
Programs We Offer
|Undergraduate & Graduate||International Business|
|Undergraduate & Graduate||Nursing|
|Undergraduate & Graduate||Occupational Therapy|
|Undergraduate & Graduate||Physician Assistant|
|Undergraduate & Graduate||Biology/Anatomy|
- Total enrollment: 3045
- Undergraduate enrollment: 1699
- Graduate enrollment: 1346
- International Student Enrollment: undergraduate _22_ graduate _154
- Male %, Female % 27%, 73%
- Faculty-student ratio: 1:9
- Faculty: Full-Time _189___, Part-Time _106
- Number of countries represented on campus: _36
- Top five countries represented on campus: Canada, China, South Korea, Nigeria, Burma
English as a Second Language Program and Services
The Intensive English Program is designed to help International Students build the academic language skills they need to be successful as D’Youville students. Students will enroll full-time in English classes for reading, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar. All classes focus on the development of academic English language skills and preparedness for college or university level study. The program runs with the D’Youville academic calendar with semester-long courses offered at four levels from High Beginner to Advanced. Additionally, participants will attend field trips to Niagara Falls, sporting events, art galleries, museums, and regional shopping centers. Successful participants will receive a Certificate of Program Completion at each level.
For more information: Contact Laryssa Petryshyn, Associate Vice President for Global Education, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Can your institution issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for F-1 Student Status to a student who has been admitted only to the Intensive English Program?
Does your institution provide courses of English as a Second Language to admitted students? YES
Additional ESL features include:
English Language Tutoring Services
The Intensive English Program offers free tutoring services to D’Youville students who are non-native English speakers. This includes multilingual students enrolled in full-time language study or in academic programs.
We are able to help students:
- Understand course reading and materials
- Express ideas through writing
- Prepare for formal presentations
- Ask questions about course content
- Access campus services for more assistance
- Get involved in campus clubs and events
- Understand and follow academic expectations
ESL courses are designed for students who are working towards a degree and need continued support with English language skills. One 3-credit course is offered each semester and covers academic reading, writing, and oral communication skills. Individualized support is provided as needed.
Throughout the semester, we offer academic workshops for any interested student. Topics will include academic writing, grammar, communicating with professors, conversation skills, and much more.
International Student Housing Options
MARGUERITE HALL: Primarily for freshmen and sophomores is co-ed, with floors divided by gender. Each floor has a study lounge, TV lounge, and kitchenette. Each room has cable TV hook-up, Internet access, small refrigerator, and individually-controlled heating and air conditioning. 24/7 security requiring an ID for access.
APARTMENTS: Primarily for juniors, seniors, and students over 21, including graduate and doctoral students. Each apartment has four bedrooms and two full baths, and are fully furnished. Each apartment has cable TV hook-up, Internet access, full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave, and individually-controlled heating and air conditioning. Access to the building and apartments via electronic access cards.
For more information: Contact Edward Reilly, Director of Residence Life, email@example.com or (716) 829-8500.
|Brescia University, London, Ontario, Canada||Dietetics|
|North China University of Technology, Tangshan, China||Dietetics|
|Shangrao Normal University, Shangrao, China||Business|
|Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine, Nanning, China||Nursing, GPFI, Summer program|
|University College, Cork, Ireland||Pharmacy|
|James Cook University, Townsville, Australia||Pharmacy|
First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students
I-20s are issued only for F-1 (academic) visa status
For further information on obtaining I-20s and F-1 visa status, please see the following web page: http://www.dyc.edu/admissions/international/immigration.aspx
Cost of Attendance and Financial Assistance for International Students
Cost of Attendance for International Students UNDERGRADUATE (full time):
Room & board, $12,224/year;
Books & supplies, $1,200/year
GRADUATE: Varies by program.
|Program||Cost per credit|
|On-ground Master’s programs||$961/credit|
|Online Master’s programs||$700/credit|
|On-ground Doctoral Programs||$1,067/credit|
|Doctor of Chiropractic program||$13,060/semester; $816/credit|
|Doctor of Pharmacy program||$17,187/semester; $961 or $1,047/credit|
|On-ground Advanced Certificate||$961/credit|
|On-line Advanced Certificate||$700/credit|
Canadian citizen tuition discount of 20%.
Institutional grants and scholarships.
Student Activities and Campus Life
The International Student Services office is part of the Center for Global Engagement and counsels all Canadian and international students on immigration matters, I-20 issuance, F-1 student status and guides them through the cultural adjustment process. The office connects international students with services and activities on campus and in the surrounding community.