7900 W. Division River Forest, IL 60305 708-524-6800
http://www.dom.edu domadmis@dom.edu
About Dominican University
  • Year of Foundation 1901
  • Size of Campus 37 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,337
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 69%, 31%, 7.9%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,608
Founded in 1901 as St. Clara College in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. Moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922 and renamed Rosary College. Became Dominican University in 1997. Thirty-acre main campus is in River Forest, a residential suburb located 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Classes are also offered at the Dominican Priory campus in River Forest as well as other sites in the Chicago area, in eastern Europe and on-line.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Holly Ball, Candle and Rose Ceremony, Mazzuchelli Lectures, DU Fest
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Gamma Kappa Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Mu, Psi Chi, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) University Ministry
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Organization of Latino Americans, Black Student Union, African-American Academic Club, Indian Student Association, International Club, Polish Club, French Club, Italian Club (CIAO),
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago-O'Hare (8), Chicago-Midway (10)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 55%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 38%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 12%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 33%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (99%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 8
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 5,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 19
  • Library Facilities 15,000 electronic full-text periodicals; Computerized catalog and database searching available.
  • Number Of Books in Library 297,000
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 18
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 120
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 950
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums Art Gallery
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 38
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Bank One, Chicago Public Schools, suburban Chicago school districts, Archdiocese of Chicago, Forsyth Technology, Mid America Bank, Newspaper Services of America, Hewitt Associates, Resurrection Healthcare, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Social Security Administ
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,200
  • Employed Students after 2 years 90%
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis