2,171
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,125
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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
American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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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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Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
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
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs 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
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,697
Applied
3,052
Accepted
2,171
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

3,153
Females Applied
2,086
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,544
Males Applied
966
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.7
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 610
SAT Math 490 590
ACT Composite 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,964
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Fees

470
Full-time student fees
10,241
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

23,125
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,099
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,682
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,266
Avg. Loan Aid
15,808
Avg. Grant Aid
19,644
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,171
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 50.76%
Black or African American 6.63%
White or Caucasian 33.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 0.83%
Other 2.3%

Gender

Male (33.16%)
Female (66.84%)

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

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Campus events:
DUfest, Homecoming and Caritas Veritas

Student Services

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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
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
door alarms

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

418
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 260
Male - 145
Female - 273