Tuition & Fees

$34,420

$34,420

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
25%
400-499
59%
300-399
0
30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
50%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
59%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,070
Declined + 1,743
Total Received 4,813
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Private (nonprofit)

2,106

undergraduate students

884

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 2,990
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  ARC-PA Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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River Forest, IL

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.

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
40%
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
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
8%
500-599
25%
400-499
59%
300-399
0
30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
50%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
59%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
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

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,070
Declined + 1,743
Total Received 4,813

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 $33,950
Room & board $10,549
Additional fees $470
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $46,169
Average Financial Aid - $23,125
Total with Avg. Aid $23,044

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,468,149
State $5,122,143
Institutional $23,693,621
Other external $644,026
Total $34,927,939

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,130,244
Other external $1,040,525
Total $7,170,769
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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
bowling
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
Software Development
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

2,990

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

2,106
students

Female
68%
1,438

Male
32%
668

30%

884
students

Female
78%
692

Male
22%
192

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,974
students

Female
69%
1,343

Male
31%
631

7%

132
students

Female
72%
95

Male
28%
37

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
55%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
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

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

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 Required of Some
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 China
Indonesia
Mexico
Mongolia
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
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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