Dominican College

Campus Description

Dominican College is an independent, liberal arts college for men and women. Its 70 acre campus is located in Rockland County 17 miles north of New York City and 3 miles north of Bergen County, New Jersey. With an enrollment of 2,000 students, and a student to faculty ratio of 14:1, Dominican College offers 36 degree programs. Academic and athletic scholarships are available to qualified students.

470 Western Highway, Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210

Toll-free 866.432.4636 or 845.848.7901

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Degrees Offered

Associate in Liberal Arts; Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW); Master's in Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Education (ME), Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT), Master of Science Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP); Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, track, volleyball, crew (club sport). Men's: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, track, crew (club sport). Coed Intramural sports available.

Clubs and Activities

Association of Information Technology Professionals, Bridges International Service Project, Aquin Players (Drama), Business Club, Campus Ministry, Campus Compact for Community Service and Civic Engagement, Chess Club, Choral Group, Crew/Rowing Team, Council on Student Activities, Criminal Justice Club, Dance Team, Debate Society, Dominican Unites Latinos for Cultural Education, Earth Committee, Freshman Board of Activities, Gay/Straight Alliance, Honor Societies, Marine Conservation Society, Nursing Student Association, Occupational Therapy Students Association, Psychology Club, Radio DC, Rotoract Club, Social Organization for Commuting Students, Social Work Club, STEP (Performance Group), Student Government Association, Students Against the Abuse of Women, United Nations Seminar, Yearbook.

Featured Programs

Nursing (RN, BSN, MS, RN to BSN accelerated program); Teacher of Students with Disabilities; Teacher of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired; BS/MS in occupational therapy; Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy online program; MBA program; Bridge Program for students who do not meet the admissions profile but demonstrate motivation to learn; State-of-the-art Science, Health, and Math building (opened in 2005); State-of-the-art dormitory (opened fall 2007); state-of-the-art library (opened fall 2007); Expanded kitchen and servery and student dining/gathering area (opened fall 2010).

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,552 (Full-time: 479 men, 877 women; Part-time: 45 men, 151 women).
Graduate (Matriculated): 509 (Full-time: 57 men, 138 women; Part-time: 108 men, 206 women)
SAT verbal range: 390 – 480
SAT math range: 390 – 480
ACT range: 18 – 23
63% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
37% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American17%6%
% Asian7%21%
% Hispanic / Latino30%6%
% White, Non-Hispanic32%30%
% International / Nonresident Alien0%10%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity14%27%

Tuition Information for 2016-2017

Tuition & Fees:
$27,438 per year (including non-refundable fees), or $803 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
$12,420 (board may increase or decrease according to the number of students in a room/suite)
Graduate Tuition & Fees:

$868 per credit

Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- rolling, February 1 priority; spring- rolling, December 15 priority
Transfer Applications:
fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
fall- rolling, March 1 priority; spring- rolling, October 30 priority

Application Requirements

Freshmen: 16 academic units; interview and campus visit recommended; SAT or ACT.
International: Also, TOEFL.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic and Athletic scholarships and grants; Challenge Awards for students who show potential but don't necessarily meet academic requirements.