Dominican University of California (DUofC)

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DUofC can be found in San Rafael, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 2,100 students enrolled per year at Dominican University of California.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1030 (25th percentile) - 1220 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 20 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to DUofC. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the DUofC average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.33. An estimated 90% of all students which applied were admitted at Dominican University of California, and from those that were granted acceptance about 18% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall DUofC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Dominican University of California was reported as 91.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,030 applications submitted to DUofC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • DUofC ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • DUofC Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Dominican University of California?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of DUofC is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Dominican University of California has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 77.7%
  • 2017-2018: 88.4%
  • 2018-2019: 87.2%
  • 2019-2020: 91.3%
  • Projected DUofC Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 81.7%

How Does DUofC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Dominican University of California is sixty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
San Francisco Art Institute90.3%
San Francisco Conservatory of Music47.6%
California College of the Arts85.0%
California Maritime Academy76.2%
Holy Names University63.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to DUofC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 610
Math510 - 610
Total Score1030 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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