Is Dominican University the Right Choice for Your Students?

As a high school counselor, you know how important selecting the right college is for your students and their families. Let’s face it, it may be one of the most important decisions a family can make. It is a decision that will play a critical role in starting a student down the correct path to a successful future.

So, what type of student will find Dominican University the perfect fit?

A student that is looking for a university where their voice will be heard. With under 1,500 students, every student can get involved and connect with faculty.

A student that wants to be challenged. Our rigorous academic programs engage, challenge, and prepare students for what’s next!

A student that wants to stay connected to the world! Just 17 miles from NYC, Dominican University’s suburban campus offers easy access to everything the city has to offer, including internships, and world-class cultural, entertainment, and educational resources.


States Represented in Student Population


Acre Campus in Orangeburg, New York


Or We’ll Pay for Your Classes


Proud Charger Alumni


Countries Represented in Student Body

Academic Excellence

At Dominican University, we’re proud of the national reputation our degree programs have earned. What we’re most proud of is the focus our programs have on preparing graduates for successful careers.

  • 16 National Honor Societies
  • Six National Accreditations - the most in the Hudson Valley!
  • Career Development Center
  • The Honors Program
  • A Forward-Thinking University with new degree programs in Marketing and Health Sciences


Every Student Has a Personal Faculty Advisor


National Honor Societies


Clubs and Organizations


Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Programs

  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Finance
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Education

Honors Program

High-achieving students intensify and enrich their education in the Honors Program and enjoy opportunities such as:

  • Priority registration and housing
  • As much as $18,000 in academic scholarship money
  • Guidance from Honors Program faculty
  • Honors field trip opportunities
  • Honors Sections in selected courses


Annual Room Cost


Standard Meal Plan


Annual Undergraduate Full-time Tuition and Fees


Average Financial Aid Package


First-time, Full-time Freshmen Receive Financial Aid

NCAA Division II Athletics

Compete and stay in shape through athletic teams, club sports, or individual workouts in our top-notch fitness facilities.

Men's Sport
Cross Country
Track and Field
Women's Sport
Cross Country
Track and Field

An Affordable Option

Dominican University is committed to making a quality, private four-year education affordable. 100% of our full-time students receive financial aid with an average financial aid package totaling $29,060! When considering this generous financial aid, Dominican University’s costs rivals that of public institutions.

If your students are looking for a place where they’ll be more than a face in a crowd – where one-on-one personalized attention is the norm, not the exception – consider Dominican University: A University where they can expect achievement every day.

Visit Dominican University

Dominican University is offering on-campus tours and individual families can schedule campus tours.  If you’d prefer to keep things virtual, take a personalized virtual tour anytime you’d like.
If you're interested in bringing a group of students request a group tour here.