Dominican University

River Forest, IL

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Dominican University

Dominican University

Dominican University Student Essentials

Dominican University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Stars
Website: www.dom.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $27,730
Out-of-State Tuition: $27,730
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 4,267
Year Established: 1901

About Dominican University

Dominican University is a small school in River Forest, Illinois, that offers the degree options and campus activities of a large university. The school’s historical campus setting just outside of Chicago is another attractive feature of Dominican University.

Dominican academics offer more than 50 majors in such fields as:

  • American Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • French
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Theatre

Dominican University’s academics also feature unique degrees in fields like:

  • Apparel Design
  • Apparel Merchandising
  • Black World Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Justice and Civic Engagement

The school also offers dual-degree programs, which allow students to major in more than one area of study.

Dominican University’s college life includes professional theatre performances and diverse musical concerts.

Chicago’s downtown area is just a short drive from campus.

Freshmen applicants will need to submit an admissions application, a personal statement, transcripts and SAT or ACT scores.

Dominican University offers partial tuition scholarships to academically outstanding students, as well as scholarships to transfer students, relatives of Dominican alumni and to a select number of visual arts and biology majors. Other financial aid sources include grants and loans.

Dominican University Map & Location

Dominican University
7900 W Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305


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Getting Around Dominican University

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for River Forest, IL

Winter
Dec
35
21
Jan
31
16
Feb
36
20
Spring
Mar
47
29
Apr
59
39
May
70
48
Summer
Jun
80
58
Jul
84
64
Aug
82
63
Fall
Sep
75
54
Oct
62
43
Nov
48
32

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,142
Freshman Class 542
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,267

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 31%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 50%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 31%
African American 9%
Caucasian 50%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 50%
Graduate 50%
Full-Time 74%
Part-Time 26%
Women 68%
Men 32%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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