Dominican University

River Forest, IL

Dominican University

River Forest, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$35,420

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
580
25th
480
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,320
Declined 1,022
Total Received 4,342
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Private

2,308

undergraduate students

1,308

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Dominican University, founded in 1901. In 1922, the campus moved to its current 30-acre main campus in River Forest, IL, located 10 miles west of downtown Chicago.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,616
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

37-acre, suburban campus in River Forest (population: 11,132), 10 miles from downtown Chicago. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL
60305

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
23%
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
27%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
580
25th
480
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) September 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,320
Declined 1,022
Total Received 4,342

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • 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

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

92%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,342

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,950
Housing & Food $10,865
Additional fees $470
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $47,485
Average Financial Aid - $22,342
Total with Avg. Aid $25,143

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,246,392
State $5,431,556
Institutional $24,423,339
Other external $792,060
Total $35,893,347

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,444,849
Other external $1,315,778
Total $8,760,627

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 828-8475
F: 708 366-6478
finaid@dom.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

racquetball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

racquetball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

bags, basketball, bowling, grass volleyball, soccer, spikeball, yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminology. yes
Culinary Science/Culinology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes yes
Dispute Resolution. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Informatics. yes
Information Resources Management. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Information Technology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Knowledge Management. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Library and Information Science. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Philosophy. yes
Photography. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Sculpture. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

3,616

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

2,308
students

Female
68%
1,567

Male
32%
741

36%

1,308
students

Female
79%
1,031

Male
21%
277

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,092
students

Female
69%
1,438

Male
31%
654

9%

216
students

Female
60%
129

Male
40%
87

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
55%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

34

semester hours

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