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Dominican University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,422 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,200 tuition
$9,652 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$370 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,422 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,200 tuition
$9,652 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$370 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$13,942 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
59% get federal aid ($4,923 avg)
63% get state aid ($4,462 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($13,942 avg)
81% get loans ($6,041 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.10% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.10% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,627 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,923 59%
Pell Grants $4,438 59%
Other Federal Grants $1,870 15%
Institution Grant Aid $13,942 100%
State Grant Aid $4,462 63%
Student Loans $6,041 81%
Federal Loans $5,606 81%
Other Loans $10,807 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 Y N Y N
$2,000 Y N Y N
$6,000 - $18,000 Y N N N
$10,000 N N Y N
$2,500 N N Y N
$5,000 - $12,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Dominican University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
7900 W Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 524-6800
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,040
Out of State $1,040


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Sep-12-2016 I am a current student here

    Dominican offered me the most amount of scholarships compared to other schools in the city. They give amazing scholarships that not other schools tend to offer as much.

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  • 4
  • Joseph from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-01-2016 I am a current student here

    Many employers are very noticeable for a student at Dominican. Dominican University has events where employers are at campus with hopes of hiring Dominican students.

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  • 3
  • Karla from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-17-2012 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    They will offer scholarships and work study. There are jobs on campus you can take. It is a good investment.

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