Dominican College

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470 Western Highway

Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210

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Phone: (845) 359-7800
2013-2014 Tuition
$24,790
tuition and fees
Students
1,595
enrolled
33%
male /
67%
female
Admissions
rolling admission
69.0%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Universities (North)

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Summary

Dominican College is a private institution that was founded in 1952. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,595, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 70 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Dominican College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $24,790 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The aim of Dominican College is to promote educational excellence, leadership, and service in an environment characterized by respect for the individual and concern for the community. The College is an independent institution of higher learning, Catholic in origin and heritage. In the tradition of its Dominican founders, the College fosters the active, shared pursuit of truth and embodies an ideal of education rooted in the values of reflective understanding and compassionate involvement.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1952
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $1,065,116

Applying

When applying to Dominican College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Dominican College is $35. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 69 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 69.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Dominican College is 15:1, and the school has 55.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Dominican College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; and English Language and Literature/Letters. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 24%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 27%
Social Sciences 26%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 14%
Education 6%
English Language and Literature/Letters 5%

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Student Life

Dominican College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,595, with a gender distribution of 32.8 percent male students and 67.2 percent female students. At this school, 51 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 49 percent of students live off campus. Dominican College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,051
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Dominican College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Dominican College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Dominican College, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Dominican College.

Students who have cars on campus 85%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Dominican College, 87.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,358.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $24,790 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,650 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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