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We plan to return in-person for the fall 2021 semester. Now is the time to become a Penguin.Apply Now for Fall 2021
Top 10 School for Post-Grad Salaries
Dominican University of California joins Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale, and Stanford as a top 10 school for post-graduate salaries, according to early-career salary data from the U.S. Department of Education.Learn More About Our Post-Grad Salary Data
Learning For The 21st Century
A pioneering, personalized approach to education crafted with today's marketplace in mind.
With 60+ majors, minors and concentrations, countless real-world learning opportunities, and personalized support, your Dominican Experience can be anything you want it to be.
Advance your current career or pursue a passion with a graduate or professional degree from Dominican University of California.
We serve students all throughout their education journey.
The Dominican Experience
Integrative Coaches support you in achieving personal and academic success.
We connect classroom, campus, and community — contributing to a just, equitable, and healthy world.
Your Signature Work is the original research, writing, or work of art you’ll complete at the end of your school career.
Portfolios are a place for personal reflection, integration of your knowledge, and experience — both in and out of the classroom.
12 short miles to San Francisco
A suburban campus with big-city access
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Fall 2020 Total Enrollment
A diverse, curious, and engaged student body.
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Quality And Value
Dominican University of California is an accredited independent institution located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about our 2020-21 rankings, our multiple College of Distinction recognitions, and our national award for institutional transformation.
Discover Dominican University of California
The best way to discover if Dominican is the right place for you is to visit our Northern California campus, located just 12 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of the Bay Area.
Dominican is a NCAA Division II school and competes in the Pacific West Conference. With 11 NCAA sports, one intercollegiate club and plenty of recreational sports, there are lots of reasons to cheer here.
Alumni Spotlight: The Journey to Med School
After graduating with a master’s degree in physiology from the University of Cincinnati and overcoming a bout with COVID-19, Cameron Almeida ’18 now has a job to finish before starting med school at...Alum's Journey Comes Full Circle Before Med School
The Dominican Experience
When selecting a PhD program, Alejandro Lopez-Ramirez ’14, MS ’20 was drawn to one university in particular – because it reminded him of Dominican. “One of the main reasons that drew me to the...
Drawn to Dominican University of California by its small class sizes and campus beauty, Julia Zasso studies Occupational Therapy yet discovered she has another talent. Julia has created the...