Details at a Glance
Dominican University is highly regarded for its academic rigor, intentional affordability and values-based, relationship-centered learning environment. U.S. News & World Report ranks Dominican as follows:
- #11 in the Midwest. Ranked 11th overall among the 165 master's level universities in the Midwest.
- #1 Best Value. Ranked first in the prestigious publication's list of "Best Value Schools" in Illinois. In the Midwest, we're #3. This study looks closely at each school's academic quality and average cost of attendance.
- #1 in Social Mobility. Recognized Dominican's success in enrolling and graduating large proportions of economically disadvantaged students, placing first out of more than 160 regional universities in the Midwest.
- #14 in Best Undergraduate Teaching. Recognizes the Dominican faculty's unusually strong commitment to high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level.
We offer hundreds of avenues at the undergraduate and graduate levels to explore career interests and experience diverse cultures and international environments. And we organize and support 60-plus projects and learning experiences that contribute effectively to the good of local and global communities.