Dominican University

River Forest, IL, USA
3.64 Average Rating

Founded by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, Dominican University is a Catholic institution in the Chicagoland area. Dominican is home to seven colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in 65 academic majors. As a Catholic university, Dominican celebrates Sunday mass and holds regular retreats and service trips. In addition to classroom space, the Dominican campus hosts the O’Connor Art Gallery, Siena Center for dialogue about faith, and two labyrinths.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
94%
Out of State Students
6%
0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1010
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,127
Total Number of Undergrads
2,171
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
47%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
62%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,250
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$32,530
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,530
0
100
71%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,734
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
74
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
New York
San Francisco
Minneapolis
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
72%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.64 Average Rating
It is a small cozy college with a beautiful campus.
Teachers are amazing friendly and caring about each student individually.
The campus is old fashioned, but with a modern twist.
Wiktoria from Melrose Park, IL
An amazing school.
Beth