Dominican College

Orangeburg, NY

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Dominican College

Dominican College

Dominican College Student Essentials

Dominican College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Chargers
Website: www.dc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $23,970
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,970
Retention Rate: 64%
Enrollment: 2,267
Year Established: 1952

About Dominican College

Dominican College is a Catholic college in Orangeburg, New York, offering both the intimacy of a small school, and the cultural benefits of a large nearby city. Dominican’s academics are primarily career-oriented and include degrees for traditional students and for adults.

Undergraduate majors include:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Religion
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Education

Dominican offers several options for adult learners, as well, which include an accelerated degree program and a weekend college. Adult bachelor’s degrees include such majors as:

  • Business
  • Education
  • English
  • Nursing
  • Social Science

The adult division also offers a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy.

Dominican’s classes and student body are small, making the Dominican community a close-knit one. Students may also enhance social connections by participating in Dominican’s college life activities, which include:

  • Campus ministry
  • Clubs and organizations
  • A student radio station

Since the school is only 17 miles from New York City, students also have easy access to one of the country’s liveliest metropolitan areas.

Admissions requirements vary for each program. Traditional freshmen will need to submit an online admissions application, transcripts and ACT or SAT scores.

Dominican College offers different scholarships including scholarships for freshmen, transfer students, nursing students and legally blind students. Dominican financial aid also includes need-based grants, loans, work-study and tuition assistance through New York State’s TAP program.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave Dominican College 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

The college is overall pretty god i like the staff and the people around are really nice. teachers look out for our best and it is easy to communicate with them. around campus its is easy to walk around from building to building because the campus is not too big and that's what i like the most because it's easier to get to know people better and socialize.


Dominican College Location

Dominican College
470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962


Getting Around Dominican College

Walkability

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

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Orangeburg, NY

Winter
Dec
43
27
Jan
38
22
Feb
42
24
Spring
Mar
51
30
Apr
62
39
May
72
49
Summer
Jun
81
58
Jul
85
63
Aug
83
62
Fall
Sep
76
55
Oct
65
44
Nov
54
36

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,786
Freshman Class 322
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,267

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 23%
  • African American: 18%
  • Caucasian: 36%
  • Asian: 10%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 23%
African American 18%
Caucasian 36%
Asian 10%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%
Women 67%
Men 33%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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