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Learning for the 21st Century
A pioneering, personalized approach to education crafted with today's marketplace in mind.
With more than 60 programs, 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.
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.
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.
Quality and Value
Dominican is ranked among top schools in the west! Learn more about our 2020-21 rankings, our multiple College of Distinction recognitions and our national award for Institutional Transformation.
Alumni Spotlight: The Chemistry of Art
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The Dominican Experience
Members of the Black Student Union at Dominican University of California turned their vision into reality on Saturday, painting a vibrant and strong #BLM mural on Acacia Avenue, the main street...
Inspired by hands-on research at Dominican University of California, biology majors Noelle Mauricio ’21 and Wyatt Walsh ’21 plan to pursue advanced degrees in marine mammal science. They have stunning...