Welcome Notre Dame de Namur

We welcome all transfer students from Notre Dame de Namur. Easily transfer from Notre Dame no matter where you are on your academic journey. Financial aid and housing is available. Applications are being accepted now. 

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Let's Get Started

We realize your academic journey has taken an unexpected turn, but know it's never been a better time to become a Penguin. Dominican offers small class sizes, dedicated professors, caring support teams and well-connected career and internship services and so much more. 

Our Admissions Office and Transfer Counselors are happy to help answer any questions you may have and can help make your transition as seamless as possible. 

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Easily Transfer

We are working quickly to create articulation agreements for Notre Dame students. An articulation agreement determines how the credits you have already earned will transfer to Dominican University of California. Please check back with us soon or follow up with the contacts listed on the bottom of the page for more information.

Paying for School

We want to make your transition to Dominican as easy as possible and so are offering all NDN transfer students a special transfer scholarship to assist with adjusting to your new university. Your Transfer Admissions Counselor can tell you more. 

Our Office of Financial Aid is here to help you and your family discover all the possibilities of how to fund your education, including:

Academic Programs

Dominican University of California academic programs offer more than 60 majors, minors, and concentrations. Bachelor’s Degree Programs are available in many disciplines, including in the arts, humanities, social sciences, education, business, and health and natural sciences. Our Graduate Programs teach marketable skills in business, health, science, education, and creative fields. We also offer several Adult Degree Completion programs to allow you to finish your Bachelor's Degree. 

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Campus Life

The residential experience at Dominican is every bit a part of your academic journey as your time in the classroom. Neighbors in your residence hall become friends, and the campus becomes your community.

Campus Life
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Intercollegiate Athletics

Dominican is a NCAA Division II school and competes in the Pacific West Conference. Go Penguins!

Dominican Athletics
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Campus Dining

Fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients — Caleruega Dining Hall is the place to meet friends, study and recharge.

Dining Options
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Study, Reflection, Service

Campus Ministry works with the University community to help individuals develop and strengthen their spiritual lives.

Campus Ministry

The Dominican Experience

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Everything you do at Dominican contributes to your personal and professional goals. That's because our innovative Dominican Experience is rooted in proven educational methods. What will your Dominican Experience look like? 

The Dominican Difference

Our diverse and welcoming campus will help you reach your academic goals. 

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12 short miles to San Francisco

A suburban campus with big-city access

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66%

Diversity

Undergraduate students who identify as ethnically diverse.

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23%

First Generation

Undergraduate students who are the first generation in their family to attend college