Tuition & Fees

$33,434

$33,434

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
34%
500-599
47%
400-499
19%
600-699
16%
500-599
59%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
25%
400-499
59%
300-399
0
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
13%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,052
Declined + 1,645
Total Received 4,697
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Private (nonprofit)

2,171

undergraduate students

956

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1667
ACT 1126

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,127
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

River Forest, IL

37-acre, suburban campus in River Forest (population: 11,088), 10 miles from downtown Chicago. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
34%
500-599
47%
400-499
19%
600-699
16%
500-599
59%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
25%
400-499
59%
300-399
0
30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
59%
12-17
6%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
13%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 1
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

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,052
Declined + 1,645
Total Received 4,697

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Glenn Hamilton
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 828-8475
F: 708 524-6864
domadmis@dom.edu

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,125

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,964
Room & board $10,421
Additional fees $470
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $45,055
Average Financial Aid - $23,125
Total with Avg. Aid $21,930

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,265,733
State $5,275,813
Institutional $22,857,247
Other external $678,700
Total $34,077,493

Non-need-based

Federal $45,399
State
Institutional $4,293,141
Other external $351,181
Total $4,689,721
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 708 524-6809
F: 708 366-6478
finaid@dom.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Victoria Spivak
Director of Financial Aid
vlamick@dom.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Racquetball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Racquetball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Non-Tackle Football

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Athletic Directors

Erick Baumann (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Cristina Lukas (women's)
Assistant To Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference
Mascot
Stars
School colors
royal blue, black, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Apparel Design
Apparel Merchandising
Art
Art History
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Black World Studies
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Conflict Resolution
Corporate Communications
Criminology
Culinology
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Camera
ESL
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Finance
French
Graphic Design
History
History for Middle School/Secondary Teachers
Human Services
Informatics
Information Management
International Business
International Relations/Diplomacy
Italian
Journalism
Legal Studies
Library/Information Science
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Medical Sciences
Middle School Education
Music
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Painting
Pastoral Ministries
Philosophy
Photography
Political Science
Pre-Law
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Professional Studies
Psychology
Reading
Rhetoric/Communication
Sculpture
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teacher Education/Multiple Levels
Theatre Arts
Theology
Women/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

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

3,127

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

2,171
students

Female
67%
1,451

Male
33%
720

31%

956
students

Female
80%
768

Male
20%
188

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

2,014
students

Female
66%
1,326

Male
34%
688

8%

157
students

Female
80%
125

Male
20%
32

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
51%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

34

semester hours

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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
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Albania
China
France
Honduras
Jamaica
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sue Ponremy
Director of International Studies
708 524-6965
sponremy@dom.edu

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