Dominican University of California

, CA,
3.61 Average Rating

Founded in 1890 by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, the Dominican University of California is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the state. The private university is located at the base of San Pedro Mountain and operates a satellite campus in Mendocino County, CA. The school is home to an Ansel Adams photography collection, enameled terracotta sculptures created by the Della Robbia family, and the Forest Meadows Amphitheater. Admissions are “selective.”


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
Average SAT Composite: 1054

What Students Are Saying

3.61 Average Rating
Dominican university provides a quality education by having small classes and very knowledgable professors who care about the success of each student. The student throughout campus go out of their way to make all new students feel welcome and at ease.
Ashlyn from Temecula, CA
Dominican University of California was worth every penny, although I did receive substantial scholarships and grants from the institution. The campus is beautiful, and situated in a great neighborhood in San Rafael. The faculty is amazing.

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