Dominican University of California: Ranking & Review

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San Rafael Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 589 2069
Top 13%

Dominican University of California Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate88%90%88%
Enrolled undergraduates24256186
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,7444441,300

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores203
Percent of students submitting SAT scores84%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores105
Percent of students submitting ACT scores43%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Dominican University of California Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $64,436 $64,436
Off-campus $64,078 $64,078
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,650 and other expenses per full academic year.

Dominican University of California provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 620 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $44,240 $44,240
Fees for full-time undergraduates $450 $450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,850 $1,850
Tuition for Full-time graduates $17,100 $17,100
Fees for full-time graduates $300 $300
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $950 $950

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs 147 59 206
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 54 36 90
Psychology 31 12 43
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 23 9 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 17 14 31
Education 3 25 28
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 21 21
Visual and Performing Arts 19 19
Physical Sciences 12 12
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 9 9
Social Sciences 7 7
English Language and Literature & Letters 6 6
History 6 6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total355155510

A total of 355 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Dominican University of California.

At the master's level 155 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate72%59%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesDUofC
MottoVeritas Fax Ardens
Truth is a Flaming Torch
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff387
Instructional FTE178
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, California, 94901-2298
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Fax+1 (415) 485 3214

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