Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA, USA
3.58 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.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
88%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,750
Total Number of Undergrads
1,302
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
62%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
72%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$34,694
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$46,260
Out-of-State Tuition
$46,260
0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
Average Aid Per Year
$26,409
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
26%
74%
Student Organizations
12
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego
Seattle
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.58 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.
Sunflower

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