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Dominican University

River Forest, IL

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Food Science Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
Special Products Marketing Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Health Communication Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Informatics Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foodservice Systems Administration/management Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Data Science, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Culinary Science/culinology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,342
Applied
3,320
Accepted
2,166
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

2,909
Females Applied
2,244
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,433
Males Applied
1,076
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.72
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 2.75

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 1st October 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer September 1st October 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 580
SAT Math 480 580
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,950
Private
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Fees

620
Full-time student fees
10,865
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

25,943
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,396
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,189
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,237
Avg. Loan Aid
20,146
Avg. Grant Aid
23,100
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,166
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 61.16%
Black or African American 4.87%
White or Caucasian 23.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 3.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.35%
Other 4.32%

Gender

Male (30.93%)
Female (69.07%)

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 23%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
DUfest, Homecoming and Caritas Veritas

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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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

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 Division 3 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

432
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 142
Part-time - 290
Male - 155
Female - 277
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