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Dominican University
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  • Graduate School
  • RIVER FOREST, IL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Recognizing that the pandemic is constantly evolving, Dominican continues to hold community safety as its first priority. Since last fall, Dominican has safely offered nearly 40% of courses in person or in a hybrid format with zero major outbreaks of COVID-19, and we fully intend to offer a majority of classes on campus this fall. Learn More

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Dominican is a private, Catholic graduate school in River Forest, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It has a small graduate student body with an enrollment of 884 graduate students. Of the 22 graduate programs offered at Dominican University, 6 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Dominican University are Library Science, Social Work, and Business. 61% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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7900 W DIVISION STREET
RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
884
Part-Time Grad Students
543
Research Assistants
15
Teaching Assistants
13
Racial Diversity
  • White
    55.3%
  • Unknown
    18.4%
  • African American
    9.3%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3.4%
  • Asian
    2.6%
  • Multiracial
    1.5%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.3%
  • Native American
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Down-to-earth
    25%
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Intellectual
    25%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 4 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    50%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    25%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
75%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 4 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 4 responses
Poll
25%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 4 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 4 responses
  • $100K+
    75%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 4 responses
  • Did not graduate yet
    100%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
Median Household Income
$129,928
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,143
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$596,900
National
$217,500

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