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#16 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Dominican University

River Forest, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
3,189
Dominican University overview
Location River Forest, Illinois
Online dom.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Dominican University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in River Forest, Illinois, Dominican University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,342 prospective students applied, and 3,320 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 465 enrolled in the school.  2,310 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 879 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $34,950 plus fees of $470. Dominican is ranked 357 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Dominican is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Dominican University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 960/1160
ACT 19/24
Weighted GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
76.5% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$34,950
Costs for Dominican University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$470
Room and Board $10,865
Budget for Other Expenses$1,372
Total One Year Cost$48,857

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dominican University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Social Sciences 16%
Psychology 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148496 IPEDS survey data for Dominican University.

Current students may use the Dominican University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.