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First Four & More

Everyone knows March Madness starts at the University of Dayton Arena with the First Four, but the University is also known for many other first four rankings beyond basketball.

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1. The University of Dayton is the first university to have a human rights program.

"Research isn’t done for research sake, but research that works for change and the common good."
Via Facebook: UDHumanRights

"Research isn’t done for research sake, but research that works for change and the common good."

2. UD has hosted more NCAA tournament games than any other venue. Period.

Around 12,000 people per game (11,968) have attended the 113 NCAA tournament games at UD Arena through 2016.
Via flyernews.com

Around 12,000 people per game (11,968) have attended the 113 NCAA tournament games at UD Arena through 2016.

3. UD is home to the third happiest students!

Expect friendly smiles and door holding to be reciprocated.
Via Facebook: univofdayton

Expect friendly smiles and door holding to be reciprocated.

4. No other school outranks UD in intramurals. #No1

Or the pride in sporting your intramural champions T-shirt around campus.
Via instagram.com

Or the pride in sporting your intramural champions T-shirt around campus.

5. With an 83 percent average acceptance rate for our students into graduate programs, UD’s pre-physical therapy program is third in the nation among schools with at least 20 applicants.

The national average is 50 percent for the students who entered doctoral programs last fall.

The national average is 50 percent for the students who entered doctoral programs last fall.

6. Flyer Enterprises is the fourth-largest student-run business in the nation!

Art-Street Paninis and Chai Chargers for everyone!!
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Art-Street Paninis and Chai Chargers for everyone!!

7. UD Arena has the highest average college men’s basketball attendance in the state of Ohio.

During the 2016-2017 season an average of 13,018 Flyer fans attended each game.
Via Facebook: univofdayton

During the 2016-2017 season an average of 13,018 Flyer fans attended each game.

8. And the University of Dayton will always rank No. 1 in my heart.

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