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Dominican University of California
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  • 4 Year
  • SAN RAFAEL, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Dominican is a private university located in San Rafael, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,237 undergraduate students. The Dominican acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 70% of students, Dominican alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,400.

About

50 ACACIA AVE
SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Pacific West Conference

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Dominican University of California Rankings

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Dominican Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1220
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$34,905 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,667 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 51 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 61 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 60 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,237 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
223
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Hard-working
    37%
  • Focused
    33%
  • Laid back
    13%
  • it depends
    10%
  • dont try
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 57 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Welcoming
    39%
  • Expensive.
    25%
  • Community
    17%
  • Homey
    14%
  • Family
    3%
  • horrible
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

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