About Defiance College
Defiance College is among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. DC is one of only four colleges and universities in the Midwest to receive the prestigious recognition.
Defiance College has been named as one of 81 colleges and universities around the country to the Colleges With a Conscience national guidebook published by Princeton Review and Campus Compact.
The College was also named to the Military Friendly School list for the fifth consecutive year. The Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
Colleges of Distinction’s guide selected Defiance for exhibiting the four distinctions that make a college outstanding: engaged students, great teaching, a vibrant community, and successful outcomes.