Our students quickly realize that a Dominican education is authentic, innovative and engaging. Authentic interaction means small classes, professors that know your name and a close-knit student community. Innovative programming means upending the usual approach to a university education. And engaged learning means plenty of practical experiences to support your coursework. 

Everything you do and learn at Dominican contributes to your intellectual, professional, personal and artistic growth. Here’s how:

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Build Your Dominican Experience

All undergraduate students, regardless of major, participate in all four components of the Dominican Experience: work with a career coach, complete signature work, build a digital portfolio, and engage with the community. 

Learn More: Dominican Experience


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Gain Marketable Skills for Today 

No matter what you do, no matter where you work, technology will likely touch some part of your day-to-day. Our innovative coding and software design minor, developed with input from Etsy, Lyft, and LinkedIn, gives students of any major...a major career edge. Leave with a basic grasp of coding, apps and analytics, and stand out to employers of all kinds. 

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Advance Your Career 

Built with today’s in-demand fields in mind — such as business and health care — our innovative graduate programs prepare Bay Area professionals to take their careers to the next level. Students will find expert instruction from industry leaders and a flexible schedule that fits their busy lives. 

Graduate programs


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Honors Program 

The Dominican Honors Program is one of Dominican’s many paths to excellence, offering a distinctive plan of study for students who are dedicated to achieving exceptional academic and personal standards.

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Academics at-a-Glance

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Student to Faculty Ratio

At Dominican University in 2019-2020.

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Average Class Size

A smaller group means more discussion.

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Majors, Minors and Concentrations

Learn in and outside of the classroom.

Engaged Learning

Learning happens outside the classroom, too.

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Study Abroad Programs

Depart from SFO. Study anywhere in the world.

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Students Engaged

Students serving in their community.

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Students Supported

Students who felt community engagement supported their learning.

The Dominican Experience

This innovative program was designed for the 21st century, based on proven educational methods and built to meet the needs of today’s workforce.

The Dominican Experience
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Majors and Minors

Choose from more than 60 undergraduate programs, made up of dozens of majors, minors and concentrations.

Find Your Program
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Engaged Learning

Whether you go across the globe or across the Golden Gate, you’ll expand your skills and knowledge through real-world experiences.

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