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Dominican is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded as a women's college in 1890, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 80-acre campus is located in Marin County, half an hour from San Francisco.

Website: www.dominican.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,461
Undergraduate
Students
(69.2%) 1,011 Women
(30.8%) 450 Men
418
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 2,041 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.59
SAT Math
567 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
571 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$67,629
Tuition and Fees
$47,910
Room and Board
$15,634
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$34,767
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,978
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
106
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

San Rafael Population
58,502
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Penguins
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
27.6% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
26.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
29.3% White
5.2% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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