Dominican University of California

country rank : 784

world rank     : 2295

University Overview

  

Established in 1890, Dominican University of California is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of San Rafael (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Dominican University of California (DUofC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Dominican University of California (DUofC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. DUofC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
DUofC


Founded
1890


Motto
Veritas Fax Ardens Truth is a Flaming Torch


Colours
Black, gold and white


Mascot
Chilly the Penguin


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael 94901-2298
+1 (415) 485 3204
888 323 6763

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
2,000-2,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
500-599

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Dominican University of California's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

 

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