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DUofC Admission Chances


Acceptance Rate

78.8%
Admission Difficulty for Dominican University of California
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into DUofC? The school has a 79% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,717 out of 2,178 applicants were admitted making Dominican University of California an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Dominican University of California typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1040-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
82%
SAT Scores for Dominican University of California
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Dominican University of California
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Dominican University of California?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 955. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Dominican University of California admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >86%
1125 to 1210 Avg + 79%-86%
1040 to 1125 Avg - 69%-79%
955 to 1040 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 955 Low <57%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
42%
ACT Scores for Dominican University of California
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Dominican University of California
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into DUofC?

Admission data indicates that DUofC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Dominican University of California.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Dominican University of California admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >86%
23 to 25 Avg + 79%-86%
21 to 23 Avg - 69%-79%
19 to 21 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 19 Low <57%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Dominican University of California. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Dominican University of California was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as DUofC accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Dominican University of California students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 30% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

Dominican University of California admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,606 572 2,178
Accepted 1,251 466 1,717
Acceptance Rate 78% 81% 79%
Enrolled 174 81 255
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 17% 15%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Dominican University of California and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Dominican University of California Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Dominican University of California
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=113698 IPEDS survey data for Dominican University of California.