Dominican University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

River Forest, IL

$34,420

Avg tuition

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About Dominican University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Dominican University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in River Forest, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,029, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 64%. The university offers 63 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 64%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $34,420.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

64% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1200

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-25

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

54%

Online Student Enrollment

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

Hispanic

48%

White

33%

Black

7%

Unknown

6%

Asian

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Two or more races

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

71%

Socio-economic diversity

55% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

7

Total Online Enrollment

1,635

Student Location Breakout

54% 46%

Percent of Programs Online

93% On-campus

7% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 3% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 19% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

55%

State Grant Aid

60%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

55%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,924
State Grant Aid $4,601
Institution Grant Aid $17,081
Pell Grant Aid $4,671

Financial Outlook

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.