What Makes Us Special

About Dominican University

Dominican University is rich in resources and opportunities. Average class size is only 17 and the student-faculty ratio is only 10:1. We offer over 50 undergraduate and pre-professional programs. The beautiful main campus is located in River Forest, just 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Dominican is a Catholic university committed to independent thought and respect for divergent opinions. Whatever your personal beliefs, you'll appreciate our values-centered approach to education.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500-600

* SAT Composite: 1020-1200

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.82

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 68%
Men 32%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 77%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 10:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 86%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 295 206 6 0 507

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