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Dominican College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Dominican College, the fee for the application costs $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to Dominican College?

Dominican College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What Does Dominican College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Dominican College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Dominican College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Dominican College must submit the following items. Double check with Dominican College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Dominican College?

Students admitted to Dominican College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Dominican College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 2%
3.50 and 3.74 15%
3.25 and 3.49 12%
3.00 and 3.24 31%
2.50 and 2.9 13%
2.00 and 2.49 24%
Dominican College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Dominican College has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 40% of Dominican College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Dominican College?

To be competitive with other Dominican College applicants, you should strive to earn between 890 and 1095 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Dominican College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1095 and 25% of scored lower than 890, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Dominican College students scored 545 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Dominican College students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Dominican College?

To be most competitive at Dominican College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Dominican College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Dominican College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Dominican CollegeTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Dominican College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Dominican College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Dominican College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Dominican College.

Does Dominican College accept transfer credits?

Dominican College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Dominican College accepts:

Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit

Does Dominican College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Dominican College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Dominican College?

No, Dominican College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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Dominican College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Dominican College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Dominican College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

20 to 24

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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Dominican College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

890 - 1095

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Math SAT Range

440 - 545

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Reading SAT Range

450 - 540

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Dominican College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.94

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Dominican College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.94. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,724

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

75%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,460

Out-of-State

$31,460

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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