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About Dominican College

Dominican College is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Orangeburg, NY, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1952, Dominican College currently enrolls around 1,724 students a year, including 1,311 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Dominican College's endowment was valued at $7,224,291 in 2021. The school spends $7,975 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Dominican College

Acceptance rate: 75%

Average GPA: 2.94

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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What is Dominican College's acceptance rate?

Around 75 percent of all applicants are admitted to Dominican College each year. In 2021, Dominican College admitted 1,723 of the 2,309 people who applied.

The average high school GPA for a student at Dominican College is 2.94 on a 4.0 scale.

Is Dominican College a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Dominican College, around 73 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 289 students who started at Dominican College as first-time freshman, 95 graduate within four years.

Around 48 percent of students who started at Dominican College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $34,180 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Dominican College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Dominican College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

470 Western Highway Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210

Campus Setting: Suburban

Dominican College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dominican College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dominican College is Continuous processing.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Dominican College is like? There are approximately 1,868 students enrolled at Dominican College, including 1,377 undergraduate students and 491 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from NY and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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