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River Forest, IL

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Dominican University

Dominican University

Dominican University Student Essentials

Dominican University Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large Town Setting
Roman Catholic
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Highly Selective

About Dominican University

Dominican University is a small school in River Forest, Illinois, that offers the degree options and campus activities of a large university. The school’s historical campus setting just outside of Chicago is another attractive feature of Dominican University.

Dominican academics offer more than 50 majors in such fields as:

  • American Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • French
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Theatre

Dominican University’s academics also feature unique degrees in fields like:

  • Apparel Design
  • Apparel Merchandising
  • Black World Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Justice and Civic Engagement

The school also offers dual-degree programs, which allow students to major in more than one area of study.

Dominican University’s college life includes professional theatre performances and diverse musical concerts.

Chicago’s downtown area is just a short drive from campus.

Freshmen applicants will need to submit an admissions application, a personal statement, transcripts and SAT or ACT scores.

Dominican University offers partial tuition scholarships to academically outstanding students, as well as scholarships to transfer students, relatives of Dominican alumni and to a select number of visual arts and biology majors. Other financial aid sources include grants and loans.

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Dominican University Map & Location

Dominican University

7900 W Division Street

River Forest, IL 60305

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Getting Around Dominican University


Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for River Forest, IL

Winter Dec 35 21 Jan 31 16 Feb 36 20 Spring Mar 47 29 Apr 59 39 May 70 48 Summer Jun 80 58 Jul 84 64 Aug 82 63 Fall Sep 75 54 Oct 62 43 Nov 48 32


Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 31%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 50%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 50% Graduate 50% Full-Time 74% Part-Time 26% Women 68% Men 32% International 2% Domestic 98%

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