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Dominican University (IL)

7900 W Division St
River Forest, Illinois 60305

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 2,166
Setting Suburb
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Total 2020 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 2,166
Total 2020 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 465
Total 2020 Total Enrollment 3,189
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen N/A
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen N/A
Test Optional Yes (for 2021-22)
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students N/A
Total 2020 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 179
Catholic Order Affiliation Sinsinawa Dominican
3 Most Popular Majors Psychology; Nursing; Business
Unique Academic Programs Informatics; Neuroscience; Fashion Design/Merchandising; Culinology; accelerated bachelors-to-masters programs in business, social work, information studies, and Hispanic theology and ministry
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Interesting Facts:
  • Dominican is recognized as one of the best small universities in the Midwest. The prestigious “Best Colleges” review by U.S. News & World Report ranks Dominican at #10 out of nearly 160 regional Midwest universities.
  • Dominican is #1 in the Chicago area on the publication’s “Best Value Schools” list, a category that closely examines academic quality and average net cost of attendance.
  • Each year, Dominican awards thousands of dollars in grant money to students to support independent research projects with faculty members--a rare opportunity at the undergraduate level.