#16 Best Private Colleges in California

Dominican University of California

San Rafael, California

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Student Population
Dominican University of California overview
Location San Rafael, California
Online dominican.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Dominican University of California overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in San Rafael, California, Dominican University of California is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,971 prospective students applied, and 1,690 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 267 enrolled in the school.  1,594 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 243 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $47,190 plus fees of $720. DUofC is ranked 277 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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DUofC is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Dominican University of California overview
SAT 1070/1250
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
Dominican University of California overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Dominican University of California
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$720
Room and Board $15,634
Budget for Other Expenses$3,005
Total One Year Cost$67,629

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
56% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dominican University of California students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 35%
Business 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Biology 10%
Psychology 10%

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

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