Dominican University, also known as DU, is a private, coeducational, Catholic institution of higher learning and research located in River Forest, Illinois, United States. It was established in 1901 as St. Clara College by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. After a few name and status changes, it was renamed Dominican University in 1997. The university offers several bachelor degrees, master degrees, and certificate programs in diverse areas of study. Dominican offers over 50 majors in arts and sciences and more than 17 degrees in graduate programs. Dominican is renowned for its arts and sciences programs . DU offers classes through the following schools and colleges:
DU's campus is home to various sports teams and programs. Their sports teams are known as the Dominican Stars. DU is member of the NCAA Division III and competes in the Northern Athletics Conference. The Dominican Stars participate in basketball, soccer, cross country, tennis, baseball, and softball.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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