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Dominican (changed from Rosary College in May 1997), founded in 1901, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 30-acre campus of Gothic-style buildings is located in River Forest.

Website: www.dom.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,151
Undergraduate
Students
(68.5%) 1,473 Women
(31.5%) 678 Men
878
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 5,188 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.82
SAT Math
518 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
531 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,007
Tuition and Fees
$35,420
Room and Board
$10,865
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$27,910
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,760
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
155
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

River Forest Population
11,210
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Stars
Sororities
38% of women participate
Fraternities
38% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.0% Asian
5.7% Black/African-American
55.8% Hispanic/Latino
1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
28.9% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
59%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
18.0%
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