Apply Now

The first step of your Dominican Experience starts by completing our admissions application. 

student working at a computer

Your Journey Starts Here

With more than 60 academic programs, real-world learning opportunities, and a support network dedicated to your success, your Dominican Experience can be anything you want it to be — and it starts here.  

We carefully consider each applicant — looking at the whole you —  to choose students who will enrich the diverse Dominican community. Applying is easy. Many of our programs do not require an application fee and test scores are optional for most students. 

Choose Your Path

Choose your path below and follow the steps. If you have any questions along the way, contact us. We’re here to help.


Apply as a First-Year Student 

A first-year student is currently in high school or has completed fewer than 24 college units.

Choose one of the following:

Learn more about the first-year admissions process and requirements.

Apply as a Transfer Student

A transfer student has completed at least 24 college units and seeking a more traditional, day college experience.

Learn more about the transfer admissions process and requirements.

Apply as an Adult Degree Completion Student

Adult degree completion student programs are designed for working professionals to take courses in the evening, and who are at least 24 years old and have completed at least 24 college units.

Learn more about the ADC admissions process and requirements.

Apply as a Post Baccalaureate Premedical Student

A post-baccalaureate premedical student has completed at least one Bachelor’s Degree and is preparing for admittance to a health professional school.

Learn more about the post-baccalaureate premedical admissions process and requirements.

A graduate student has completed at least one Bachelor’s Degree and seeking a higher degree.

Each Graduate Program has its own admission requirements, including deadlines. Please visit the Graduate Program directory to locate your program and take the next steps. 

Ready to Apply Now?

Are you looking to return to Dominican to complete a degree you started? The first step is to submit the Re-Enrollment and Reinstatement Form to the Registrar’s Office. Upon review, a member of the team will be in touch with you regarding next steps.

students having fun outdoors

Test Optional

We look beyond test scores. We consider grades, your high school academics and involvement with extracurricular activities when reviewing your application.

Learn More About Test Optional
student participating in the paint the dog event

Affordable and Valuable

Attending Dominican is within reach. Of incoming first-year students, 99 percent receive financial aid. That could mean you.

Learn More About Financial Aid

Admissions and Aid Blogs