Dominican University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Dominican University is 11:1, and the school has 63.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Dominican University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Psychology; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 24%
Social Sciences 17%
Psychology 9%
Health Professions and Related Programs 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 71%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 57%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 55%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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