Start Your Degree from Anywhere in the World

As an international undergraduate student, you probably have been dreaming of arriving in Dayton, Ohio to study on campus. But with the coronavirus pandemic, it is likely your plans have been impacted. To keep you on track and on pace for an on-time graduation, we have partnered with American Collegiate Live, a digital classroom experience that lets you start your University of Dayton degree program right away, without leaving home.

5 Reasons to Enroll


A head start

Don’t delay—start your degree program now, with no interruptions.


Recognized credits

Stay on track—when you arrive on campus, your credits come along with you.


An engaging real-time classroom

Learn with top professors, in real time, and get more engagement than in a typical classroom!


Dedicated support

Get bilingual academic assistance with counselors in your time zone, plus guidance on your transition to campus.


A connection to campus

Become part of the University of Dayton community with regularly scheduled virtual events like game nights and campus “tours”.

Ready to get started with your University of Dayton bachelor’s degree?

Course Equivalency & Credit Articulation

University of Dayton has evaluated the courses and credits earned during the American Collegiate Live semester(s). Shown below is the list of courses taken in American Collegiate Live and the equivalent courses at University of Dayton, as well as the number of credits that will transfer upon successful completion of American Collegiate Live. Note that the courses taken and credits recognized will vary based on the American Collegiate Live track that you are placed in.

Course taken in AC Live
University of Dayton Course Equivalent Credits
CLSICS 180 Poets, Warriors and Sages: The Greeks CLA 350* – Classical Literature in Translation 3
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics ECO 203 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENGL 101 Composition I ENG 100 Writing Seminar I 3
ENVSTY 101 The Nature of Environmental Problems SEE 250 – Introduction to Sustainability, Energy, & the


ESL 100B Reading Comprehension for College-Level Texts I DEV XXX Remedial (not transferable) 3
ESL 100C Academic Writing I DEV XXX Remedial (not transferable) 3
ESL 100D Academic Writing II DEV XXX Remedial (not transferable) 3
ESL 100E Reading Comprehension for College-Level Texts II DEV XXX Remedial (not transferable) 4
INTR-D 100G Special Topics First Year Seminar ASL 1XX Elective 3
MATH 115 College Algebra MTH 1XX Elective 4
MATH 129 Pre-Calculus for Management & Social Science Students MTH 128 Finite Mathematics Substitution 3
MATH 130 Pre-Calculus MTH 116 Precalculus Math 3
MATH 134 Managerial Calculus MTH 129 Calculus for Business 3
MATH 140 Calculus I MTH 168 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 3
MGT 130 Introduction to Business BIZ 201 Introduction to Business 3
MLLC 390 Global Studies Gateway ASI 1XX Elective 3
PHYSIC 107 College Physics I PHY 201 College Physics I 3
PHYSIC 171 Introductory Physics Lab for Life Sciences I PHY 201L College Physics Lab I 3
PHYSIC 113 Fundamentals of Physics I PPHY 206 General Physics I 3
PHYSIC 181 Physics Lab I PHY 210L General Physics Laboratory I 3
SOCIOL 101 Introduction to Sociology SOC 101 Principles of Sociology 3

*CLA 350 Classical Literature in Translation satisfies Liberal Studies Literature Requirement for Bachelor of Arts degrees; however, it does not satisfy CAP (Common Academic Program) components.  If students are interested in any majors outside the Bachelor of Arts programs (i.e., engineering, business), this course will be a general elective credit that will count toward their graduation hours.

Students must earn a C- or higher to receive a University of Dayton credit.

University of Dayton and American Collegiate Live FAQs

Depending on your study program and number of credits you earn toward your bachelor’s degree, American Collegiate Live costs between $5,000 and $12,000 for Summer 2020 enrollment or between $5,000 and $14,000 for Fall 2020.

Most UMass Boston courses delivered through American Collegiate Live are three or four credits, and you may take a maximum of seventeen credits per semester. Credits recognized by University of Dayton may vary based on your enrollment track and English language proficiency, and are subject to change. Please speak with your enrollment counselor for more details.

Professors teach at a studio on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus, which is broadcast live to your device. Using your laptop, headphones, and other supplemental materials (e.g., smartsheets), you will participate in class just as if your professor were standing in front of you.

Most American Collegiate Live students are required to have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Your specific study track and credits will be based on your acceptance to the University of Dayton and your English language proficiency.

To set you up for success, counselors will offer tips on getting set up for class, best practices for studying, advice on interacting with your professors and classmates, and other introductory activities. You will receive guidance every step of the way.

You will take classes taught by faculty and instructors at the University of Massachusetts Boston. In addition to being experts in their course subjects, all instructors are experienced in teaching remotely with the Live-to-Device technology.

We are dedicated to providing ongoing solutions to ensure all students are supported and set up for success, and are currently developing additional distance-learning solutions for future travel delays and other COVID-19 impacts. In the interim, please speak with your enrollment counselor for tailored advice on how to best address your unique situation.

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