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Learning for the 21st Century

A pioneering, personalized approach to education crafted with today's marketplace in mind.

The Dominican Experience

Everything you do here contributes to your personal and professional goals. That's because our innovative Dominican Experience is rooted in proven educational methods.

Why Dominican?

From our northern California campus, you’ll see more than stunning views, you’ll see new possibilities.

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12 short miles to San Francisco

A suburban campus with big-city access

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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.

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It's easy to find inspiration here. Our 80-acre Marin County campus features scenic views, lush landscapes, flowering gardens, and buildings with history and character.

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Service-Learning: Student Spotlight

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Nhan Pham ’19 has his hands full lately as he pursues his MBA in Healthcare Leadership. He is answering the hotline at the COVID-19 Call Center in Marin County while continuing his work as a support...

Compassionate MBA Student Means Business in COVID-19 Crisis

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Stacy Davidson Named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Stacy Davidson has been named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Dominican University of California. Davidson brings to the role more than 30 years of student affairs work in which she has...

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Nursing Alums Maintain Mentoring Connection During Pandemic

Registered Nurse Megan Krage ’17 last December earned her national credential to be a Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) and the timing was ideal in her role caring for high-risk patients in the...

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