If you are applying 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 semester should hear back from Dominican University by November 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Dominican University's admissions stats.
|Dominican University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||24%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Dominican University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|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 determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does Dominican University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
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. Check in with Dominican University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.75|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Dominican University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Dominican University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 48% submitted a class rank. At Dominican University 24% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.
At Dominican University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||14%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
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 does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
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
• Spring 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 and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Dominican University?
✅ Dominican University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Dominican University's acceptance rate?
✅ Dominican University's acceptance rate is 81%.
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 81%. This means that the institution accepts 80 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 3.74. 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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