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Dominican College
Orangeburg, NY
Dominican, founded in 1952, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 24-acre campus is located in Rockland County, 17 miles north of New York City.
Web Site www.dc.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,478
   Women 993 (67.2%)
   Men 485 (32.8%)
Graduate Students 534
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate 75% of 1,751 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.03
SAT Math 446 average
400-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 443 average
400-480 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 17-21 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $42,758
  Tuition and Fees $27,438
  Room and Board $12,420
Average Percent of Need Met 77%
Average Freshman Award $26,276
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$31,976
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Differs by program
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 73
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Orangeburg Population 4,568
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 70% of freshmen, 44% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Charger
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Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.0% Asian
16.4% Black/African-American
30.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
35.5% White
8.3% Unknown
International Students 1.4% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning 69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 29.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported