Dominican University Graduate School

Dominican University (referred to as Dominican) is a Private, 4 years school located in River Forest, IL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Dominican is $20,400 in average. The school has 1,060 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,196 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Dominican University (referred to as Dominican) is a Private, 4 years school located in River Forest, IL.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1919 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Dominican Directory Information
School NameDominican University (Dominican)
Address7900 W Division Street, River Forest, IL 60305
Phone708-366-2490
Webhttps://www.dom.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.dom-univ.org/web
Financial Infohttps://www2.dom.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Dominican is $20,400 in average. The school has 1,060 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,196 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 101 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,400
Student Population1,060
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs101 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Dominican is $20,400 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $850.
Dominican offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$19,900
Required Fees$500
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$850
Dominican offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Dominican University is $20,400. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.06% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$20,176$484
2019-2020$20,400$484
2020-2021$20,400$484
2021-2022$19,943$470
2022-2023$19,900$500
The graduate school tuition & fees of Dominican is average compared to private graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,843 (public) / $20,716 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Dominican University$20,400
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,869$19,862
Public$11,983$18,843
Private$20,716
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $12,922 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Dominican.
On-campus living costs are increased by 1.18% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,922. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.60% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,241$1,300$9,942$1,300
2019-2020$10,549$1,372$10,549$1,372
2020-2021$10,865$1,372$10,865$1,372
2021-2022$10,865$1,412$10,865$1,372
2022-2023$11,050$1,372$11,050$1,872
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $850 at Dominican University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$850
2019-2020$850
2020-2021$850
2021-2022$850
2022-2023$850

Graduate Programs at Dominican

Dominican University offers 32 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 435 students have completed their study at Dominican University.
Offered Degrees at Dominican University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree262420
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship103
Post Bachelor's Degree4012
Post Master's Degree100
Total322435
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Dominican University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Nutrition Sciences program with 10 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Library and Information Science program with 112 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Library and Information Science program with 3 completers.
Dominican University offers 32 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 435 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 420 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Information Science/Studies--
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)4-
Education [+] 106 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education11-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Educational/Instructional Technology--
Special Education and Teaching34-
Elementary Education and Teaching10-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching10-
Secondary Education and Teaching6-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Reading Teacher Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor34-
Library Science [+] 112 completers$39,800
Library and Information Science112$39,800
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Nutrition Sciences7-
Dispute Resolution13-
Human Services [+] 98 completers-
Social Work98$40,500
Social Work (other)--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Physician Assistant30-
Dietetics/Dietitian3-
Business [+] 47 completers-
Business Administration and Management41$52,900
Accounting--
Organizational Behavior Studies--
Management Information Systems--
Information Resources Management6-
Knowledge Management--
Total420
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Library Science [+] 3 completers-
Library and Information Science3-
Total3
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Nutrition Sciences10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Dietetics/Dietitian2-
Business [+] --
Knowledge Management--
Total12
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Library Science [+] --
Library and Information Science--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at Dominican

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,060 students enrolled into Dominican University graduate schools where it has total 3,196 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 355 full-time and 705 part-time graduate students. By gender, 211 male and 849 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,060211849
Full-time35561294
Part-tme705150555
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 574 White (54.15%), 98 Black/African American (9.25%), 281 Hispanic (26.51%), 45 Asian (4.25%), and 62 students with other races. 12 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,060211849
American Indian/Native American101
Asian45738
Black/African American981880
Hispanic28143238
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White574124450
Two More1028
Un-Known39930
Non-resident Alien1284
Dominican University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 257 graduate students (24.25% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 696 graduate students (65.66% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,060
Enrolled Online Exclusively257
Enrolled Some Online Courses696
Not in Online Courses107

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