Dominican University

Dominican University

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:

  • Brennan School of Business
  • Graduate School of Library & Information Science
  • Graduate School of Social Work
  • Rosary College of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Leadership and Continuing Studies

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.

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Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Culinary Science/Culinology
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Reading Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Education, Other
French Language And Literature
Italian Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Mathematics And Computer Science
Natural Sciences
Dispute Resolution
Theology/Theological Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Commercial And Advertising Art
Fashion/Apparel Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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