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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
Half yellow circle
Fall 2020 Total Enrollment
A diverse, curious, and engaged student body.
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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.
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.
Alumni Spotlight: The Chemistry of Art
As an undergraduate, Keara Teeter ’12 spent hours meticulously classifying and sorting microscopic invertebrates in Dominican University of California's marine ecology lab. The work, as it would turn...Alumna Combines Disciplines as Smithsonian Conservator
The Dominican Experience
After transferring to Dominican University of California from Santa Rosa Junior College in the middle of the pandemic, Jacquelyn Torres ’22 hit the ground running, connecting with faculty mentors...
Dominican University of California will kick off Commencement 2021 by hosting a series of on-campus drive-through celebrations on May 5 for all graduating students. Because of restrictions imposed by...