1,302
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,594
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
75%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Dominican University of California is a Comprehensive institution located in San Rafael, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901-2298
United States
Contact Mr. Rich Toledo
Assistant Vice President, Undergraduate Admissions
Email: rich.toledo@dominican.edu
Phone: 415-485-3206
Fax: 415-485-3287

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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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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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 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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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,867
Applied
1,410
Accepted
1,302
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

1,432
Females Applied
1,072
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

435
Males Applied
338
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.65
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st October 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer February 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 510 595
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,240
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Fees

450
Full-time student fees
14,650
Room & board
8,280
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

28,594
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,693
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,680
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,603
Avg. Loan Aid
17,006
Avg. Grant Aid
24,123
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,302
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.43%
Black or African American 5.07%
White or Caucasian 31.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.69%
Asian 25.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.15%
Two or more races 7.45%
Other 7.07%

Gender

Male (26.27%)
Female (73.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 35%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Shield Day, Penguin Ball and Ecumenical Thanksgiving Dinner

Student Services

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More services
Teaching and Learning Center

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Filipino Cultural Club, BSU, Perceptions, Global Ambassadors and Intramural Club/Programming

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

328
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 106
Part-time - 222
Male - 119
Female - 209