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#15 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Dominican University

River Forest, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
2,990
Dominican University overview
Location River Forest, Illinois
Online dom.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Dominican University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in River Forest, Illinois, Dominican University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,813 prospective students applied, and 3,070 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 447 enrolled in the school.  2,315 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 675 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $32,964 plus fees of $470. Dominican is ranked 375 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes

Dominican is rated within the top 41% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Dominican University within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Dominican University overview
SAT 950/1130
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.59
Applications Accepted
63.8% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$32,964
Costs for Dominican University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$470
Room and Board $10,241
Budget for Other Expenses$1,300
Total One Year Cost$46,175

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dominican University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Social Sciences 16%
Psychology 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148496 IPEDS survey data for Dominican University.

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