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Dominican University

River Forest, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

Dominican University Academics

Dominican University requires at least 124 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Dominican University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Dominican University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 58% of students who start college at Dominican University complete all the credits required within six years.

Dominican University true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Dominican University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Dominican University?

Dominican University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Dominican University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Dominican University

When choosing a major, Dominican University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Dominican University.Dominican University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Dominican University false.Dominican University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Dominican University


Does Dominican University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Dominican University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Dominican University Have An Online Program?

✅ Dominican University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Dominican University Give AP Credit?

✅ Dominican University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Dominican University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Dominican University true for highly-qualified applicants, but false. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Dominican University.

Does Dominican University Require Internships?

🟨 Dominican University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Dominican University


Dominican University Library

The main library on campus is the Rebecca Crown Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Dominican University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Dominican University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Illinois Institute of Technology

•3-2 dual degree program in business administration

•3-2 dual degree program in social work

•Library science, pharmacy with Midwestern University

ROTC

Does Dominican University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Dominican University does not have any ROTC programs.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,196

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,694

Out-of-State

$37,694

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 31
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