Dominican University requires a minimum of 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 52% of students who start college at Dominican University graduate within six years.
Dominican University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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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.
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
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Dominican University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
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.
Student Designed Majors
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 does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Dominican University
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: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Dominican University offers 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.
✅ Dominican University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Dominican University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Dominican University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Dominican University.
🟨 Dominican University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Rebecca Crown Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
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
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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