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DOMINICAN COLLEGE, ORANGEBURG, NEW YORK

Orangeburg, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1952Established Year
  1954Enrollment

Dominican College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Bhavya Rawal Bhavya Rawal
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Dominican college provides students with the environment to cultivate unique and life-long relationships. Established in 1952 by the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt, it is an independent, four-year, master’s level liberal arts college. 

Dominican College has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

  • The College has been honored as a college of distinction for its excellence in Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant campus communities, and successful outcomes.
  • Dominican has been named Military Friendly for its support to military students.
  • The college offers a variety of programs for students to study in the USA.

Dominican College is a proud member of the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Rankings

Dominican College has been ranked:

According to the US News and Report in 2019,

  • #129-#170 in Regional Universities North for social mobility 
  • #19 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

According to Niche.com in 2019,

  • #42 in Most Diverse Colleges in New York

Highlights

Type of InstitutionPrivate
Established Year1952
Campus SettingSub-Urban
Faculty Members75- full time
Basic Tuition Fee28,984 USD
Test Scores AcceptedACT/ SAT/ TOEFL/ IELTS
Student-Faculty Ratio15:1
Websitedc.edu

Dominican College Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

Dominican College offers the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts education. The college offers a variety of degree programs to prepare its students for future careers in fields such as business, health care, education, the social sciences, and many more.

Academic Divisions of Dominican College includes the following:

  • Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Division of Allied Health
  • Division of Business
  • Division of Nursing
  • Division of Social Sciences
  • Division of Teacher Education

Campus

The Orangeburg campus is situated amid beautiful hills and lawns with abundant entertainment sources and cultural rights. Palisades Centre, the nation’s second-largest mall, Madison Square Garden, Broadway, the Museum Mile, and countless restaurants and clubs are also nearby. The campus is just thirty minutes away from New York.

Housing Facilities

Dominican College offers on-campus housing facilities but students can also opt for off-campus student housing to study in the USA. The college offers three different types of residence halls:

  • Guzman Hall: This is an apartment-style hall for upper-class students. It has private bedrooms and semi-private bathrooms. It has areas for group study at each floor. Other facilities include laundry services, vending services, fitness room, computer and printing station, etc.
  • Hertel Hall: It is the largest residence center available to upper-class students who are new to the campus. The facilities include study rooms, computer labs, and printer's, entertainment lounges, laundry facilities, vending areas, etc.
  • Rosary Hall: this hall offers single rooms along with certain common spaces to the fresh and upper-class students. This hall provides a number of facilities for a comfortable living experience such as study lounge, computer labs with printer access, projector, television, Netflix account for student use.

The Dominican resident students can choose from the following three tax-free meal plans:

  • Gold Plan: This plan has 2,100 meal dollars to be used on campus.
  • Silver Plan: This plan has 1,950 meal dollars to be used on campus.
  • Platinum Plan: This plan provides the student with 1,550 meal dollars to be used on campus along with 400 Dominican Dollars.

All you need to know about the Application Process

Dominican College offers admission to students from around the world on a rolling basis. International students have different criteria for admission to that of domestic students. The admission requirements to study at Dominican College is as follows:

  • Fill the online application
  • Official high school transcripts showing graduation date, rank in class or GPA,
  • Transcripts must be evaluated and translated by a member of NACES
  • Official ACT/SAT test scores
  • Submit additional requirements such as essay, letters of recommendation as per the case
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English students
    • Minimum scores required:
      • IELTS- 6.5 band
      • TOEFL(iBT): 80
      • TOEFL(PBT): 550
      • TOEFL(CBT): 213

Aspiring candidates need to apply for admission at the online portal on the official website.

Cost of Attendance

The total cost for any student is determined at the beginning of each season based on the number of credit hours taken, residence, and the meal plan choice. The average cost of attendance for a student studying at Dominican College is as follows:

Expenses to be incurredFees
Full-Time Tuition14,492 USD 
Room & Board6,564 USD - 6,982 USD
Books 1,450 USD
Transportation1,700 USD
Personal Expenses1,950 USD

Financial Aid

Dominican College provides scholarships to its students based on the eligibility criteria of each scholarship program. Almost all students get financial assistance in one form or another. Students can also look for educational loans in their home countries to lessen their financial burden. The various scholarship and grants available to students have been listed as follows:

  • Academic Scholarships

These scholarships are offered to students based on their academic abilities at the time of admission. These include freshman scholarships, transfer scholarships, affinity scholarship program, Kaplen Foundation scholarship, etc.

  • Merit Scholarships

Students with great academic performance are rewarded with these scholarships.

  • Athletic Scholarships

Students who participate in the athletic teams of the college and thus posses athletic competence are awarded these scholarships.

International students can also look for external scholarships to study in the USA.

Alumni Network

All the graduates of the college become part of the Alumni association and thus, obtain the right to obtain certain special benefits, discounts, offers, etc. Various events are organized for alumni including reunion gatherings, career development events, outings, etc. 

Alumni Connect is a student mentor and shadow program designed to benefit current students from the alumni of the college by building professional relationships. Some of the notable alumni are as follows:

  • Leigh Weiss- Assistant Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist, New York Football Giants
  • Jennifer Bonhomme- VICE President, Account Manager, TD Bank Administration at Greater Hudson Bank
  • Seamus Clarke- Special Agent, FBI
  • Willie J. Trotman- President, Spring Valley NAACP, Poet
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Dominican College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2334
FAFSA Code002713
Application Cost$35
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$28,984 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score9808801080 86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing495450540-
Mathematics485430540-
ACT201722 23%

Dominican College Acceptance Rate

69.0%

Acceptance Rate

1575

Total Applicants

2334

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

32.5%

Male

67.5%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program68.9%
Total Applicants2412
Total Enrolled1663
Graduate
Graduate Programs68.9%
Total Applicants974
Total Enrolled671

Dominican College Enrollment

Enrollment
Dominican College Enrollment2334
Undergraduate Enrollment1663
Graduate Enrollment671
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate42.5%

Attendance Cost

$28,984

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$28,984 / Year
Post Graduate Program$27,702 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,500 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$12,670 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,950 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,000 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,650 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,650 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,650 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsNew York State Board of Regents
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
346710272440-
+1-845-3597800
TELEPHONE
470 Western Hwy S, Orangeburg, NY 10962
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Shopping Mall

Orangetown Shopping Center0.34 Km
Town Plaza II0.56 Km
West Shore Plaza1.71 Km
Northvale square3.58 Km
Bi State Plaza4.56 Km
Alexandra Kenney4.62 Km
Hub Shopping Center5.19 Km
Nyack 5 Star Nails & Spa5.28 Km
Village Square5.46 Km
Pearl River Shopping Center5.47 Km
Beef Jerky Outlet5.49 Km
Sunglass Hut5.54 Km
Mall NJ5.54 Km
Cc Chevere5.56 Km
Palisades Center5.59 Km
Pallisade Mall LEVEL25.63 Km
1000 Palisades Center Dr Parking5.67 Km
Southwest Expression5.78 Km
The Shops at Nanuet7.75 Km
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Book Store

Dominican College Bookstore0.61 Km
Bookstore At Dominican College0.73 Km
Follett Higher Education Group1.32 Km
St. Thomas Aquinas College Bookstore1.33 Km
The Next Chapter2.94 Km
Wyatt Houston Day Bookseller5.51 Km
Barnes & Noble5.54 Km
Pickwick Book Shop5.54 Km
Skywire Paymaster Services5.65 Km
Trevian Bookshop5.67 Km
Comics Warehouse6.06 Km
Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry Campus Bookstore7 Km
NYHC COMICS7.26 Km
Derek Karsanidi7.4 Km
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Bus Station

South Nyack4.17 Km
South Nyack4.18 Km
D. Artopee Way & Franklin St. (Northside)4.96 Km
Central Nyack - Mountainview Avenue5.24 Km
Downtown Nyack5.43 Km
Palisades Center Dr. & NY 59 Macy's5.92 Km
Mercy College Parking Lot6.57 Km
Palisades Center - Lot J8.7 Km
Central Nyack - Mountainview Avenue217.5 Km
Dobbs Ferry RR Station217.66 Km
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Airport

IBM Customer Executive Education Center Heliport4.2 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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