Dominican University of California is a private university located in San Rafael, California, United States of America. It was established in 1890. Western Association of Schools and Colleges has accredited the university. Students come from countries like China, Ireland, Brazil, Thailand, Turkey, Japan, etc. 1,779 full- time students are enrolled in the university. Dominican University of California offers admissions to various programs for bachelors and masters degree through its various schools and colleges.
66% of the undergraduate students come from ethnically diverse communities while 23% of the under graduation students are the first generation from their families to attend college. An average class comprises 16 students.
|Type of University||Private|
|Year of Establishment||1890|
The campus of the university is located in San Rafael, California, United States of America.
Over 500 students reside on- campus. There are 3 residence options for the students located on- campus and 1 is located off- campus.
Dominican University of California offers programs at undergraduate as well as graduate levels. Over 60 programs are offered by the university. There are 4 schools which are listed below:
Courses are offered in fields like American Studies, Business Administration, Clinical and Counselling Science, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Education Studies etc.
Interested students can apply through the application on the online application portal.
|TEST||MINIMUM REQUIRED SCORE|
|SAT Combined Math and Evidence-Based Reading||1140|
|Duolingo English Test||105|
The estimated cost of attendance for international undergraduate students for the academic year 2020- 21 are tabulated below:
|Expenses||Residing on- campus||Residing off- campus|
|Tuition||USD 47,190||USD 47,190|
|Room and Board||USD 14,996||USD 16,580|
|Fees (Campus Comprehensive, Technology, ASDU Activities)||USD 680||USD 680|
|Personal Expenses||USD 2,609||USD 3,784|
|Transportation||USD 324||USD 858|
|Books and supplies||USD 1,080||USD 1,080|
|Estimated Loan Fees||USD 72||USD 72|
|TOTAL||USD 66,951||USD 70,244|
The available financial aid options include scholarships to afford study in the USA, grants, loans and Work- Study.
The university has an alumni network of 17,000 alumni. 31% of the alumni have graduated in the past 10 years. Many events are conducted for the alumni to reconnect with their mates.
Some of the notable alumni include
The average salary of an alumni is USD 54,900. The university uses 2 platforms for providing career services to students- Handshake and Focus 2 Career. Students can find jobs and internship opportunities on these two platforms. Many career fairs are also conducted for the students.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$46,260 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Dominican University Enrollment||1993|
|Average Graduation Rate||67.3%|
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
|Undergraduate Programs||$46,260 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$33,300 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,854 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,650 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,242 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$13,294 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,240 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,286 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,374 / Year|
|Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Arts Programs||National Association of Schools of Art and Design|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Programs||American Occupational Therapy Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
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California has always been my priority to study. So when I was about to complete my schooling I immediately applied to the various universities offering my desired course. Then I was selected at the Dominican University of California for the International Studies course. The application form was submitted through the official website, there was no fee charged.
The educational curriculum is organized into blocks to allow us to study a comprehensive and integrated approach to learning. The classes are a combination of traditional lectures, web-based learning modules, and active learning through case studies. The curriculum helps us to develop the necessary analytical and communication skills to compete successfully in the job market, to apply for graduate and professional programs, and to adapt throughout our lives to an ever-changing interdependent world.
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary