Overview

Applicants
2,819
Acceptance Rate
53%
Average HS GPA
3.35

GPA Breakdown

22%
Over 3.75
22%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
460 - 560
SAT Math
470 - 560
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
First Generation

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
332
with Terminal Degree
169

207
Women
125
Men
25
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
75%
Graduate in 5 years
94%
Graduate in 6 years
41%


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$17,310

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$15,121

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,462

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$19,806

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
93%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$9,251

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$32,090
Required Fees
$300
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,566

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$4,050
Transportation for Commuters
$990

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,445
Out of State
6%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

75% female
25% male
6% are out of state
80% are full time
20% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
44%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
89%

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
99

Housing Options

Dorms Coed
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
19
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
4

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Penguins)
4 Sports

Basketball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Women's Sports (Penguins)
6 Sports

Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: N/A

Minority Support Groups: N/A

Sustainability

Green Rating
73

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
10

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
9

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
50%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell Computers

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Rebecca Finn Kenney
Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Phone
888-323-6763

Email
rfinn@dominican.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Conlan Recreation Center
Caleruega Dining Hall
Guzman Lecture Hall
Alemany Library
Science Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
San Francisco, CA
Mount Tamalpais/Muir Woods
Napa Valley Wine Country
Stinson Beach
Marine World/Six Flags

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10:00 AM and 2 PM
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Throughout the year

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
www.dominican.edu/athletics/staff.html

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
From San Francisco Airport Marin Airporter buses leave from the lower level every half-hour (on the hour and the half-hour) from 5:00 a.m. to midnight every day. Transfer at Larkspur Landing to the free shuttle to the San Rafael Transit Center. Santa Rosa Airporter buses leave every hour on the half hour, 6:35 a.m.-11:35 p.m. every day, and stop at the San Rafael Transit Center. From Oakland Airport Santa Rosa Airporter buses leave every hour on the half-hour (look for the "Scheduled Shuttles" sign), 6:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. every day, and stop at the San Rafael Transit Center. Golden Gate Transit buses provide service to the San Rafael Transit Center from points in San Francisco and Sonoma and Marin counties and from the Richmond and El Cerrito BART stations in the East Bay. Golden Gate Transit Bus 49 (Novato - San Rafael Transit Center Southbound) leaves once an hour, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday through Friday. It stops at the corner of Grand and Acacia Avenues. Taxi service is available at the Transit Center taxi stand on Tamalpais Avenue. Dominican University (415) 457-4440 Golden Gate Transit (415) 455-2000 Marin Airporter (415) 461-4222 Sonoma County Airporter (707) 837-8700 Marin Cab Company (415) 455-4555 Radio Cab Company (415) 485-1234

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the North Take Highway 101 South to the Central San Rafael exit. Turn left on Mission Avenue. Turn left on Grand Avenue and travel approximately one mile to Acacia Avenue. For those traveling by automobile from the north, please note that the Linden Lane underpass is closed for construction until October, 2008. From the East Take Interstate 580 to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Follow signs to Highway 101 North and take the Central San Rafael exit. Turn right on Second Street. Turn left on Grand Avenue and travel approximately one mile to Acacia Avenue. From the South Take Highway 101 North across Golden Gate Bridge to the Central San Rafael exit. Turn right on Second Street. Turn left on Grand Avenue and travel approximately one mile to Acacia Avenue.

Local Accommodations
Four Points Sheraton 1010 Northgate Drive San Rafael, CA 94903 415.479.8800 2.5 miles from Dominican University Room rates: $130-160 http://www.fourpoints.com Courtyard Marriott 2500 Larkspur Landing Circle Larkspur, CA 94939 415.925.1800 / 800.321.2211 3.5 miles from Dominican University Room rates: $120-200 http://www.courtyard.com Embassy Suites 101 McInnis Parkway San Rafael, CA 94903 415.499.9222 / 800.EMBASSY 4 miles from Dominican University Room Rates: $130-170 http://www.embassymarin.com Best Western Corte Madera Inn 1815 Redwood Hwy. Corte Madera, CA 94925 415.924.1502 / 800.777.9760 5 miles from Dominican University Room rates: $105-150 http://www.renesonhotels.com/Corte/Corte_home.html
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Key Stats

2,819
Applicants
1,445
Size
53%
Acceptance Rate
1020
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists