Graduate Programs Overview

Dominican University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in River Forest, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $20,413 in average for all students.

It offers thirty-three graduate programs: 24 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 291 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameDominican University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address7900 W Division Street, River Forest, IL
Graduate School Students1,023 students
627 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$20,413
Student to Faculty10:1 (10.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 33 Graduate Programs
24 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Dominican University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $20,413 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $831.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$831
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$10,865 (On-Campus) / $10,865 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,412 (On-Campus) / $1,372 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$33,890
Off-Campus Total$33,850
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$18,920$20,660$20,884$20,884$20,413

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Dominican University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 104 major areas - 23 Master's (1 online programs), 1 Doctorate , 4 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Library Science

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,189 students enrolled in Dominican University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,023 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 214 male and 809 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 309 full-time and 714 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 627 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 282 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students214
Women Students809
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students309
Part-time Students714
By race/ethnicity 496 White, 100 Black, and 30 Asian students are attending at Dominican University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races1
3 students are younger than 22 and 224 students are older than 65. The school has 554 students aged between 22 and 30 and 242 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under3
40 & Over224
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Dominican University, 627 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 282 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,023
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses627
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses282
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses114
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses627
Illinois Resident576
Other State In U.S.51
Outside of U.S.0

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