Dominican University of California

country rank 784
world rank 2295

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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.

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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

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University Location

Address
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael (population range: 50,000-249,999)
94901-2298 California United States

T +1 (415) 457 4440

F +1 (415) 485 3214

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l studentover 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


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 500-599

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Dominican - www.op.org

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Facilities and Services

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

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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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)

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Affiliations

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

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