It is moderately difficult to get into Dominican University. The university admitted 90% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 5,117 students applied to Dominican University and 4,581 were admitted.
If you are considering submitting an application to Dominican University, the regular decision application deadline is August 31 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who submit their applications to Dominican University for fall should hear back from Dominican University by November 1.
Here's an overiew of some of Dominican University's admissions stats.
|Dominican University 2023
|Mean Unweighted GPA
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class
|Admissions Test Policy
These are the application deadlines for Dominican University.
|Early Decision I
|Early Decision II
Dominican University does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Dominican University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Dominican University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record
|Standardized Test Scores
Make sure to check with Dominican University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Dominican University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Dominican University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Required for Some
|Details (If Any)
|Written Essay or Personal Statement
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
|Transcript of High School Record
Students admitted to Dominican University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8. Dominican University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 51.5% submitted a class rank. At Dominican University 21.52% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50.99% were in the top 25% and 85.1% were in the top 50%.
At Dominican University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|Percent of Students
|3.75 and 3.99
|3.50 and 3.74
|3.25 and 3.49
|3.00 and 3.24
|2.50 and 2.9
|2.00 and 2.49
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Dominican University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Dominican University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Dominican University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Dominican University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Dominican University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Dominican University.
Does Dominican University accept transfer credits?
✅ Dominican University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Dominican University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Dominican University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Dominican University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Dominican University?
✅ Dominican University is not test optional.
What is Dominican University's acceptance rate?
✅ Dominican University has an acceptance rate of 90%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Dominican University?
❌ Dominican University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Dominican University? Dominican University is a somewhat selective institution. The Dominican University acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Dominican University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.84. 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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