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Dominican University

River Forest, IL

Dominican University

Overview

Dominican University is a Comprehensive institution located in River Forest, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL  60305
United States
Contact Mr. Glenn Hamilton
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management
Email: domadmis@dom.edu
Phone: 708-524-6800
Fax: 708-524-6864

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,813
Applied
3,070
Accepted
2,106
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

3,273
Females Applied
2,213
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,540
Males Applied
857
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 610
SAT Math 490 590
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,950
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Fees

470
Full-time student fees
10,549
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

26,129
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,640
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,514
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,392
Avg. Loan Aid
18,782
Avg. Grant Aid
21,905
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,106
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 79.46%
Black or African American 6.01%
White or Caucasian 29.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 3.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 1.38%
Other 2.1%

Gender

Male (31.72%)
Female (68.28%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
DUfest, Homecoming and Caritas Veritas

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Polish Club, Commuter Student Association, Nutrition Club, Organization of Latin American Students and Fashion Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

394
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 236
Male - 153
Female - 241
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