Dominican University

River Forest, IL

Dominican University

River Forest, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$35,420

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
23%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room & board $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
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

34

semester hours

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