An important benefit of a Dominican education is our guarantee: any student who carries a full course load and meets all the requirements for eight consecutive semesters will graduate in four years or spend a fifth year at Dominican tuition free.
(Learn more about specific requirements and conditions for students in nursing, biological sciences, and liberal studies/teacher education.)
The Senior Thesis, an intensive research project that provides all students with an opportunity to shine in their chosen field of study. The Senior Thesis can also provide the final distinguishing feature that ensures admission to graduate school or the offer of an appealing job.
The Honors Program, designed for especially talented, highly motivated students who want to create a challenging academic experience for themselves. Honors students can expand their work in a course by doing a special project, explore a topic through Honors Seminars, or pursue independent study and research under the guidance of a faculty adviser. Learn more about the Honors Program.
Internships are available through the , giving our students the opportunity to explore employment options with local companies. The center also offers workshops and individual counseling on career and job search strategies, resume writing and interviewing skills.
International Opportunities are offered through Dominican's Global Education Office (GEO). The GEO provides students with opportunities to live and learn in foreign countries while earning academic credit, though our Study Abroad Program. At the same time, the ELS Language Centers program located on the Dominican campus is a world-class language center. The program brings international students to campus for intensive English instruction, while creating a lively global influence among the student body.