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.
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.
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.
Dominican College of Blauvelt, in 2007-2008, had 1,931 students (1,642 full-time equivalent).
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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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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