Dominican University Rankings

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In the World#2614 of 14178
In North America#810 of 2629
In the United States#744 of 2528
In Illinois#30 of 100
In River Forest#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$19,280 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,151
Graduates
878
Male:Female Ratio
28:72
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
dom.edu

Dominican University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%64%64%
Applicants5,1881,7303,458
Admissions3,3381,1152,223
Freshmen enrolled full time419144275

1,490 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

145 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
326 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Dominican University are 1000-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
150 or 36%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Dominican University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic1454 (48%)
White991 (33%)
Black or African American198 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown186 (6%)
Asian101 (3%)
Nonresident Alien58 (2%)
Two or more races32 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,280/year
Average aid awarded
$22,594
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,060
$30-48K$17,586
$48-75K$18,582
$75-110K$21,979
$110K+$24,018

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$33,950$20,400
Tuition in-state$33,950$20,400
Tuition out-of-state$33,950$20,400
Fee in-district$470$484
Fee in-state$470$484
Fee out-of-state$470$484

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity525
Combined charge for room and board$10,549

Dominican University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General4371
Library and Information Science771
Social Work77
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse38
Psychology, General35
Accounting2111
Nutrition Sciences1218
Biology & Biological Sciences, General30
Physician Assistant29
Natural Sciences27
Sociology25
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies23
Computer Science20
Elementary Education and Teaching144
Criminology16
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor14
English Language and Literature, General10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth10
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9
Public Relations & Image Management9
Political Science and Government, General9
Commercial and Advertising Art9
Neuroscience8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching7
Fashion Merchandising7
Dispute Resolution7
Information Resources Management7
International Relations and Affairs6
Mathematics, General6
Legal Studies, General6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
International Business & Trade & Commerce5
Economics, General5
Human Services, General5
Bilingual and Multilingual Education5
Biological and Physical Sciences4
Secondary Education and Teaching4
History, General3
Journalism3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Informatics3
Culinary Science & Culinology3
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Italian Language and Literature2
Chemistry, General2
Finance, General2
Environmental Science2
Marketing & Marketing Management, General2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching2
African-American & Black Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Music, General1
Film & Cinema & Video Studies1
Theology & Theological Studies1
Philosophy1
Grand Total4463421
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%59%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
518
Citations
6,396

Publication count by topic

Psychology
87
Sociology
79
Computer science
48
Political science
43
Chemistry
39
Business
32
Medicine
32
Biology
28
Economics
22
History
17
Art
17
Mathematics
16
Philosophy
15
Engineering
13
Geography
6
Environmental science
2
Materials science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2006328
Psychology22551,549
Business2298435
Political science238499
History24726
Philosophy28002
Art28732
Chemistry31711,231
Medicine3200785
Computer science3252573
Economics335178
Biology3777621
Environmental science420841
Mathematics421098
Geography51794
Engineering55405
Materials science57482

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199833
199983
200004
200178
20021112
2003324
2004722
20051124
20061246
20071886
200826148
200922225
201028236
201132280
201240362
201329381
201425484
201538553
201636556
201724587
201843501
201932617
202048736

General info

Alternative namesDominican
Founded1901
WikipediaDominican University (Illinois)
MottoCaritas et Veritas
Charity and Truth
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff489
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7900 W Division Street
River Forest, Illinois, 60305
United States
City population11,000
Phone7083662490
Fax+1 (708) 524 5990

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