Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

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Undergrad Diversity Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$47,910

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,690
Declined 281
Total Received 1,971
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Private

1,539

undergraduate students

441

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,980
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

60-acre, suburban campus in San Rafael (population: 60,769), 12 miles North of Golden Gate Bridge), Served by bus and train; major airports serve San Francisco and Oakland (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
630
25th
530
75th
27
25th
21
75th
27
25th
18
75th
26
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,690
Declined 281
Total Received 1,971

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,324

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,190
Room $8,702
Board $6,932
Additional fees $720
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $64,624
Average Financial Aid - $26,324
Total with Avg. Aid $38,300

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 415 257-1350
finaid@dominican.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, mountain biking, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

mountain biking, soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, soccer

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific West

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business Statistics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-theology

1,980

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,539
students

Female
69%
1,059

Male
31%
480

22%

441
students

Female
78%
342

Male
22%
99

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

1,307
students

Female
69%
901

Male
31%
406

15%

232
students

Female
68%
158

Male
32%
74

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
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

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