Dominican University of California
- For other colleges with the same name, see Dominican College
is a four year accredited, private, catholic-heritage, and co-educational institution located in San Rafael, California
. Founded in 1890 as Dominican College, Dominican is one of the oldest universities in California. The U.S. News and World Report
ranks Dominican as one of the top Regional Universities (West). The institution’s exact ranking is 37.
Dominican is organized in four schools: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business and Leadership; Education and Counseling Psychology; and Health and Natural Sciences. In academic year 2010–2011, the student body was approximately 2,270 students. The average class size was 16 students. The average student to faculty ratio was 12:1.
Dominican offers undergraduate degrees (BA, BFA, BS and BSN), graduate degrees (MA, MS, MBVA, MSED, MSN, MSOT), teaching credential certificates, as well as six evening bachelor’s degrees for working adults in a program called Pathways. The university also offers professional and continuing education in the form of certificate programs in business and education.
Dominican offers 29 undergraduate programs among them humanities, music, dance, communications, nursing, occupational therapy, biological sciences and business. It also offers 9 graduate programs: 3 MBA programs, and masters in occupational therapy, counseling psychology, nursing, education, humanities and biological sciences. It also... Read More