College Deliberately: Dominican University

Dominican University is a small, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes character, culture and career located in a suburb of River Forest, IL. It is known for Library and Information Science, Business Administration and Management, General and Social Work.

Dominican University

place 7900 W Division Street, River Forest, IL 60305
phone Phone: (708) 366-2490
web Web: http://www.dom.edu/
  • Dominican University is also known as:
    Dominican University, Dominican


The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Dominican University at College of St. CatherineInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1993
Dominican University at NorthbrookInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1998
Dominican University at Chicago Bar AssociationInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2000
Moraine Valley Community College DistrictInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Dominican UniversityDietetics (DIET) – Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Not recognized by the USDE*
Dominican UniversityTeacher Education (TED) – Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
Dominican University at Harold Washington LibraryInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Dominican University at Alexian Brothers Medical CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2010
Dominican University at Rowe Clark Math and Science AcademyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2012
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship


Dominican University is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Soccer Men’s 37
Baseball Men’s 36
Soccer Women’s 27

The complete list of sports at Dominican University is available for members.


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