FAFSA, Cal-Grant, CA Dream Act Priority Deadline: March 2
Be sure to submit your FAFSA, Cal-Grant, and CA Dream Act by March 2!Apply For Aid
Welcome to the Dominican Campus!
March 18, Campus Visit Day: High school seniors, transfer students, and parents, come explore our beautiful campus and meet faculty and students! RSVP Here.
March 25, Graduate Admissions Instant Decision Day: Graduate students fill out your application, complete a brief interview with faculty and receive your admissions decision in-person the same day. RSVP Here.
Welcome Holy Names University Students: We are here to help with your transfer to Dominican. Click here for more information.
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.
As the social media manager for Dominican Recreation Sports the past three years, Autumn Jordan ’23 has been able to apply the skills she has learned as a double major in business administration and...
For his research on triple-negative breast cancer, Dominican University of California Associate Chemistry professor Dr. Tyler Johnson has traveled as far away as Hideaway Island in Vanuatu in the...
12 short miles to San Francisco
A suburban campus with big-city access.
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Fall 2021 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: Supportive Faculty, Study Abroad Lead Alumna to Job in Spain
To be an English teaching assistant in the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP) at a private school in Manacor on the island of Mallorca, Aisleen Renteria ’21 relied on the...Supportive Faculty, Study Abroad Lead Alumna To Job In Spain
The Dominican Experience
Life on Campus
Dominican is just 12 miles north of San Francisco — easily accessible by car, bus, ferry or bicycle.
Caleruega Dining Hall offers fresh, seasonal and locally sourced food to keep you fueled up and ready to face the day.
The Dominican campus is surrounded by hiking and running trails — a great place to train for the Dominican Cross Country team.