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Tuition & Fees

$44,690

$44,690

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

27%

73%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,593
Declined + 456
Total Received 2,049
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Private (nonprofit)

1,391

undergraduate students

452

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
35%
400-499
44%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
42%
18-23
40%
12-17
16%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
55%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Dominican University of California, founded in 1890, is an independent, Catholic university. Its campus is located in San Rafael, California.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,843
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

San Rafael, CA

80-acre, suburban campus in San Rafael (population: 58,954), 11 miles from San Francisco; branch campus in Ukiah. Served by bus; major airports serve San Francisco and Oakland (25 miles); train serves Richmond (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901-2298

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
35%
400-499
44%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
31%
18-23
52%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
42%
18-23
40%
12-17
16%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
55%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,593
Declined + 456
Total Received 2,049

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Richard Toledo
Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 415 485-3204
F: 415 485-3214
enroll@dominican.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,859,106
State $2,517,930
Institutional $16,253,621
Other external $728,639
Total $21,359,296

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,598,622
Other external $281,891
Total $4,880,513

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific West
Mascot
Penguins
School colors
black, gold, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History
Biological Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Communications
Counseling Psychology
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Digital Arts
Education
English
English/Writing
Global Management
Graphic Arts
Green M.B.A.
Health Science
History
Humanities
Humanities/Cultural Studies
International Studies
Liberal Studies/Teacher Education
Management
Music
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religion
Strategic Leadership
Strategic Management
Studio Art
Women/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

75%

1,391
students

Female
73%
1,014

Male
27%
377

Graduate

25%

452
students

Female
74%
333

Male
26%
119

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,225
students

Female
73%
893

Male
27%
332

undergraduatePart-time

12%

166
students

Female
73%
121

Male
27%
45

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Vaolele Stawiarski
International Student Advisor
415 458-3767
vaolele.stawiarski@dominican.edu

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