Dominican University of California

San Rafael, California
4-year Private university

Overview

Dominican University of California is a private institution established in 1890 with suburban setting located at San Rafael. It is ranked 30 in Regional Universities West in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $ 45,850 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,302. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#30 in Regional Universities West
Setting
Suburban
Location San Rafael, California
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1890
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,302 Undergraduates

Learning

9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$65,818
Cost of Attendance
$34,694
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $45,850
Outstate Tuition Fee $45,850
Room and Board Fees $14,810
$51,900 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

78% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.5 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Not Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE Academic Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Englis is the official language in the student's home country

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Feb
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$30,693 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$27,496 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $65,818
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
70% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Trustee Scholarship
Total Worth $24,000 per year
Eligibility first year undergraduates
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth $21,000 per year
Eligibility first year undergraduates
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Deans Scholarship
Total Worth $19,000 per year
Eligibility first year undergraduates
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Music Scholarship
Total Worth Limited partial tuition scholarships
Details Must be a music major at Dominican, Audition required
Coaches Award
Total Worth Limited partial tuition scholarships
Details --

Students

1,302 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
86% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
72% Students graduate within 6 years