Dominican University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

7900 West Division Street

River Forest, IL 60305-1099

(708) 524-6800

(800) 828-8475

Fax: (708) 524-6864



Contact: Glenn Hamilton

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

7900 West Division Street

River Forest, IL 60305

(708) 366-2490

www.dom.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,709

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 417

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,608

Graduate enrollment: 1,704

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 85%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fashion Design B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Fashion Merchandising B
International Business B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Early Childhood Education B

Engineering

Architectural Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Institutional Food Production B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Italian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Dietetics B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Substance Abuse Counseling B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Neuroscience B
Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling B,C
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Dominican University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (708) 366-2490
Website: www.dom.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.dom-univ.org/web/
Address: 7900 W Division Street, River Forest, IL 60305
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,990
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,667 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $33,434
Out-of-state Tuition: $33,434
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,987

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Dominican University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Dominican University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 156
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 31
Education 312
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 231
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Library Science 111
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 142
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 6
Theology and Religious Vocations 21
Visual and Performing Arts 10
Grand total 560251

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Dominican University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $33,434
Out-of-state $33,434
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $20,660
Out-of-state $20,660

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 441 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 441 100% $22,987
Student loan aid 318 72% $5,567

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,963 90% $20,589
Federal student loans 1,521 70% $6,848

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Dominican University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Dominican University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,813 1,540 3,273
Percent admitted 100% 56% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 9% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Dominican University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,990
Undergraduate enrollment 2,106
Graduate enrollment 884

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Dominican University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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