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Colleges / Dominican University

Dominican University

River Forest, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate90%

About Dominican University

Dominican University is a private, religious university in the suburb of River Forest, Illinois. Dominican University was founded in 1901. The university currently enrolls around 3,196 students per year, including 2,136 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Dominican University

It is moderately difficult to get into Dominican University. The acceptance rate at Dominican University is 90%. In 2022, 5,117 students applied to Dominican University and 4,581 were admitted.

Dominican University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional May require tests

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Dominican University Campus Tours

Dominican University is located in the town of River Forest, Illinois, near Chicago.

If you are interested in seeing Dominican University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 290 to River Forest, or book a flight to the nearest airport, OHare International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Dominican University and River Forest are like without leaving home.

College Info

7900 West Division Street River Forest, IL 60305-1099

Campus Setting: Suburban

Dominican University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dominican University is Aug 31.

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

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

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Dominican University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Dominican University is like? There are approximately 3,196 students enrolled at Dominican University, including 2,136 undergraduate students and 1,060 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from IL and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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