Dominican College Of Blauvelt

Overview of Dominican College Of Blauvelt

Dominican College of Blauvelt is in a large suburb, in Orangeburg, NY. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Dominican College of Blauvelt earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at Dominican College of Blauvelt include mathematics, nursing and emergency medicine, nutrition and exercise therapy, therapy and counseling.

Dominican College of Blauvelt Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007-2008 was 390 to 490 for students at Dominican College of Blauvelt. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 390 and 480.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

Dominican College of Blauvelt, in 2007-2008, had 1,931 students (1,642 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Dorm living is common. Athletic teams at Dominican College of Blauvelt belong to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference for major sports. Student athletes can receive financial aid in some cases.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The aim of Dominican College is to promote educational excellence, leadership, and service in an environment characterized by respect for the individual and concern for the community. The College is an independent institution of higher learning, Catholic in origin and heritage. In the tradition of its Dominican founders, the College fosters the active, shared pursuit of truth and embodies an ideal of education rooted in the values of reflective understanding and compassionate involvement. Committed to building its programs on a strong liberal arts foundation, the College maintains a student-centered climate and offers an array of degree opportunities in the liberal arts and sciences, business, and the professions on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Although the majority of its students are from its geographic region, to whose emerging educational needs it is particularly responsive, its diverse student body includes national and international representation of all ethnicities and religions. Dominican College is dedicated to the principle that its educational programs and services must be both challenging and supportive, distinguished both by high standards and by attention to the needs and potential of the individual student."

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Contacting Dominican College of Blauvelt

Dominican College of Blauvelt
470 Western Highway
Orangeburg , NY 10962-1210
General Phone: (845) 359-7800

Dominican College of Blauvelt Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine91registered nursing, nurse practitioner, various nursing
Liberal Arts73American studies, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, liberal arts and humanities, social services, economics, history ...
Business and Management49business management, accounting, financial management, human resources, international business, MIS, management science, marketing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy49athletic trainer, occupational therapy
Education and Teaching30education of disabled, education of blind, elementary school teaching, teacher ed
Therapy and Counseling29psychology, physical therapy
Family and Social Work8social work
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Medical Administration2health services administration

Number of programs and degrees for Dominican College of Blauvelt in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree30428
Master's degree3910
Associate's degree11
Doctor's degree161

Dominican College of Blauvelt Student Body

In 2007-2008, Dominican College of Blauvelt had a total enrollment of 1,931 students (1,642 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 38%
Women 62%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 16%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 12%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 26%
20-21 20%
22-24 13%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York72%
New Jersey22%
(International Students)1%

Dominican College of Blauvelt Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 80 %

Dominican College of Blauvelt Room and Board (2007)

Dominican College of Blauvelt offers campus housing for 660 of its 1,642 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Orangeburg, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Dominican College of Blauvelt Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal390490
SAT Math390480
SAT Writing400470
ACT Verbal1620
ACT Math1623
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT5%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Dominican College of Blauvelt Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,300
Room and board $ 9,730
Books and supplies $ 1,800
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
Dominican College of Blauvelt participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 271300)

Dominican College of Blauvelt Faculty

Dominican College of Blauvelt has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year0*3$85,433
Associate professoracademic year5$73,0208$67,738
Assistant professoracademic year12$62,35031$57,956
Instructoracademic year1*10$54,480
All faculty totalacademic year18$64,68352$60,378

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Dominican College of Blauvelt Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Baseball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Track Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports4456100

Dominican College of Blauvelt Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Vision Impairments/ Blindness
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Health Services Administration

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Dominican College of Blauvelt Apart:

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