The Cor Fund

The Cor Fund — Nourishing the Heart of UD

  [ cor: noun, Latin — the heart ]

UD’s annual fund, the Cor Fund, is the lifeblood of the University of Dallas. It supports the ongoing work of our faculty and the education and formation of our students. The Cor Fund gives the university the flexibility to address the most pressing needs of our students and faculty.

Simply put, your contribution will be used to do the most good.

Why give to the Cor Fund?

The Cor Fund supports our university’s greatest needs: competitive student scholarships, faculty research and enrichment, speakers providing intellectual engagement, and recreational activities to nourish the mind and body as well as the soul.

Student In Class

Did you know 96% of students receive scholarships or financial aid from the university in order to attend?

Maggie Chevey“ I love UD because of the excellence that it stands for in every area. But I am sold on UD because this excellence is actually achieved through the demands of the professors and the determination of the students. My dream of experiencing this unique community came true only with the help of financial aid. ”- Maggie Chavey | Class of 2021

 

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