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Can I get into Dominican? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,612 out of 4,161 applicants or 63% were admitted making Dominican a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Dominican University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||20%||19%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Dominican University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Dominican regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Dominican University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 815. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1045 out of 1600. 3 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>76%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||63%-76%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||53%-63%|
|17 to 19||Reach||42%-53%|
|Less than 17||Low||<42%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1160 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1045 to 1160||Avg +||63%-74%|
|930 to 1045||Avg -||50%-63%|
|815 to 930||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 815||Low||<37%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Dominican University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Dominican University was 3.59 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Dominican accepts 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 40 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Dominican University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148496 IPEDS survey data for Dominican University.