Dominican University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Dominican University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,700 students enrolled. This school was established in 1901 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in River Forest, Illinois.

Dominican University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
69
Fair
At Dominican University you can get your 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Dominican University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 69 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Library and Museum, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Dominican University is fair at 79% (above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Dominican University is average - 64%. Roughly 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Dominican University is good -- 11:1. Find out more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,700
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $30,300 a year. The additional fees at Dominican University beyond tuition are about $400, which comes to a total of $30,700 a year.

Read the details about Dominican University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,161 applications were submitted and 2,612 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Dominican University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Medium
Dominican University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dominican University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Dominican University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $4,500 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Dominican University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dominican University Location and Maps



Post Address: Dominican University, 7900 W Division Street, River Forest, Illinois 60305, USA
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