Dominican University of California

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$42,950

2.02% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$34,339

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.45%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

77.7%

2,049 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,835

79.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

71.9%

243 Graduates

About

Dominican University of California is a higher education institution located in Marin County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dominican University of California were Registered Nursing (84 degrees awarded), General Health Services (33 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (33 degrees).

In 2016, 482 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dominican University of California. 75.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (194 degrees), 2.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (89 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dominican University of California is $42,950, which is $22,790 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dominican University of California is $42,950, which is $22,790 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,339.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$42,950

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Dominican University of California was $42,950. The cost of tuition at Dominican University of California is $22,790 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$34,339

2016 Value

1.63%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Dominican University of California had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,339. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Dominican University of California grew by 1.63%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,075

Room and Board

$1,764

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dominican University of California was of $9,075 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board increased by 1.41% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Dominican University of California received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.45%

2015 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Dominican University of California was 2.45%, which represents 15 out of the 613 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Dominican University of California received 2,049 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.92% annual decline. Out of those 2,049 applicants, 1,593 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,835 students enrolled at Dominican University of California in 2016, and 82% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dominican University of California has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,593

Accepted Out of 2,049

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dominican University of California was 77.7% (1,593 admissions from 2,049 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 78.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -5.92%, while admissions declined by -7.22%.

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SAT Scores

82%

Submission Percentage

220

Scores Submitted

82% of enrolled first-time students at Dominican University of California in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dominican University of California has a total enrollment of 1,835 students. The full-time enrollment at Dominican University of California is 1,463 students and the part-time enrollment is 372. This means that 79.7% of students enrolled at Dominican University of California are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dominican University of California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.8% White, 20.9% Asian, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.16% Two or More Races, 4.47% Black or African American, 1.36% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.599% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Dominican University of California in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (23.8%), followed by Asian Female (18.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (46.2%), followed by White Male (14.3%) and Asian Female (13.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dominican University of California, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,835 students. The full-time enrollment at Dominican University of California is 1,463 and the part-time enrollment is 372. This means that 79.7% of students enrolled at Dominican University of California are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Dominican University of California was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Dominican University of California had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    731

  2. Asian

    384

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    322

The enrolled student population at Dominican University of California is 39.8% White, 20.9% Asian, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.16% Two or More Races, 4.47% Black or African American, 1.36% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.599% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 140 students (7.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 248 more women than men received degrees from Dominican University of California. The majority of degree recipients at Dominican University of California are white (194 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (89 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dominican University of California is Registered Nursing (84 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (33 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dominican University of California, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (56 degrees), and Physical Sciences (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dominican University of California are Registered nurses (1,407,020 people), Accountants & auditors (1,122,641 people), Miscellaneous managers (969,718 people), Physicians & surgeons (620,953 people), and Financial managers (447,261 people).

The most specialized majors at Dominican University of California are Biology (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (56 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Health (168 degrees), and Business (107 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dominican University of California are Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Dominican University of California are Biology (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (56 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Health (168 degrees), and Business (107 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dominican University of California are Hospitals (2,330,487 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,038,462 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (850,282 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (675,268 people), and Banking & related activities (518,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Dominican University of California are Biology (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (56 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Health (168 degrees), and Business (107 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dominican University of California.

Most Common

  1. 84 degrees awarded

  2. 33 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dominican University of California was Registered Nursing with 84 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 117

  2. 365

In 2016, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Dominican University of California, which is 0.321 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (365).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Dominican University of California in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 77 degrees were awarded to women at Dominican University of California in Registered Nursing, which is 11 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%

100% Completion Time

62%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 55% of students graduating from Dominican University of California completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dominican University of California is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16% of graduates (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    194 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    89 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dominican University of California is white (194 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (89 degrees).

15.8% of degree recipients (76 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    150 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    72 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dominican University of California is white female (150 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (72 degrees).

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Operations

Dominican University of California has an endowment valued at nearly $35.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $342k (0.971%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Dominican University of California had a total expenditure of $55.1M. Of that $55.1M, they spent $28.5M on salaries and $55.1M on benefits.

Dominican University of California employs 50 Assistant professors, 32 Professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Dominican University of California are Female Assistant professors (30), Male Assistant professors(20), and Female Professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dominican University of California are: Management, with 61 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 34 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$35.2M

2015 Endowment

1.28%

growth from 2014

Dominican University of California has an endowment valued at about $35.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Dominican University of California grew 1.28% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.37M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $962k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Dominican University of California received $962k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$28.5M

Salary Expenditure

$55.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Dominican University of California had a total expenditure of $55.1M. Of that $55.1M, they spent $28.5M on salaries and $55.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Dominican University of California as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$28.5M

2015 Salaries

3.18%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Dominican University of California paid a median of $28.5M in salaries, which represents 51.8% of their overall expenditure ($55.1M) and a 3.18% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.911% growth from 2013 and a 0.55% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.82M

Instructional Salaries

103

Number of Employees

In 2015, Dominican University of California paid a total of $8.82M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

61 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dominican University of California were Assistant professor with 50 employees; Professor with 32 employees; and Professor with 17 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dominican University of California were Management with 61 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dominican University of California was Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Dominican University of California.

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