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ACCEPTANCE RATE

64.34%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

100%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

10:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$20,589

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Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

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Dominican University (Dominican)

430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Dominican University provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in River Forest, IL and operated as a private institution. The Roman Catholic affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Dominican has an annual student enrollment of around 3,700.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Library Science
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Public Administration And Social Services

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1460 - 1740 for the SAT exam and between 20 - 24 for the ACT exam is common among students admitted to Dominican University. This school has an admissions rate of 59 percent of which only 26 percent decided to attend. More information on admissions can be found at dom.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $29,000 annually, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's price of attendance calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Dominican University "Stars" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Students who would like to see more about Dominican University may visit their website at http://www.dom.edu/.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Dominican accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Dominican University has a total student population of about 3,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 15% enrolling as graduate students and 70% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $37,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Per unit charges are around $1,200 for part time students
  • The estimated cost for room and board is around $13,000

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$22,987
Receiving Student Loans72%$5,567
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Dominican University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dietetics Program
    • * Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 1973)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2012)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Dominican University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Northern Athletics Conference)
  • Basketball (Northern Athletics Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Public Administration and Social Services

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