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    Dominican University


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Biological Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Health Care, Psychology and Counseling, STEM, Fashion Design
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
    • Type: Private
    • Campus Setting: Suburban
    • Testing Requirements: Test Optional
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Work Study
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $35,420
    • Out of State Tuition: $35,420
    • Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
    • Affiliation: The Common App
    • Religious Affiliation: None
    • CEEB: 1667
    • IPED: 148496
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    Dominican is a private university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. Undergraduate programs include Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees with over 50 majors as well as eight professional and pre-professional programs, including a post baccalaureate pre-medical studies program.

    Dominican University is highly regarded for its academic rigor, intentional affordability and values-based, relationship-centered learning environment. U.S. News & World Report ranks Dominican as follows:

    #10 in the Midwest. Ranked 10th overall from among nearly 160 master's level universities in the Midwest.

    #1 Best Value. Ranked first in the prestigious publication's list of "Best Value Schools" in Illinois. This study looks closely at each school's academic quality and average cost of attendance.

    #3 in Social Mobility. Recognized Dominican's success in enrolling and graduating large proportions of economically disadvantaged students, placing second in Illinois. Dominican is one of only two schools in the country in our category ranked among the top 10 overall and for social mobility.

    #6 in Best Undergraduate Teaching. Recognizes the Dominican faculty's unusually strong commitment to high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level.

    We offer hundreds of avenues at the undergraduate and graduate levels to explore career interests and experience diverse cultures and international environments. And we organize and support 60+ projects and learning experiences that contribute effectively to the good of local and global communities.