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Dominican College of Blauvelt Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Dominican College of Blauvelt ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Dominican College of Blauvelt Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Dominican College of Blauvelt was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

Dominican College landed the #1,245 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Dominican College also holds the #113 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Dominican College?

Acceptance Rate

Dominican College of Blauvelt has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Dominican College.

Average Test Scores

About 86% of students accepted to Dominican College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 540. Math scores were between 430 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Dominican College of Blauvelt  ( 450 to 540 )

SAT Math Scores for Dominican College of Blauvelt  ( 430 to 540 )
Dominican College received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Dominican College of Blauvelt  ( 17 to 22 )

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Dominican College of Blauvelt Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Dominican College of Blauvelt is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Dominican College of Blauvelt is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Dominican College of Blauvelt

Freshmen Retention Rate

Dominican College of Blauvelt has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at Dominican College, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Dominican College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,377 undergraduates at Dominican College with 1,268 being full-time and 109 being part-time.

Dominican College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Dominican College is 72.79 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  72.79 out of 100
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How Much Does Dominican College of Blauvelt Cost?

The overall average net price of Dominican College is $19,424. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Dominican College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,985 $17,115 $17,338 $23,269 $25,730

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Dominican College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Dominican College, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,787 a year. That adds up to $31,148 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Dominican College is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Dominican College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Dominican College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $46,300 in their early years. This is good news for future Dominican College graduates since it is 16% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Dominican College of Blauvelt

Located in Orangeburg, New York, Dominican College of Blauvelt is a private not-for-profit institution. Orangeburg is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Dominican College of Blauvelt

Contact details for Dominican College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 470 Western Highway, Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210
Phone: 845-359-7800

Dominican College of Blauvelt Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 23 majors graduated from Dominican College of Blauvelt. Of these students, 368 received undergraduate degrees and 220 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 103 $75,800
General Social Sciences 62 $27,100
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 31 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $27,800
Communication & Media Studies 17 $29,200
Teacher Education Subject Specific 17 NA
General Biology 16 NA
Allied Health Professions 15 NA
Accounting 11 NA
General Psychology 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Dominican College of Blauvelt along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Dominican College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 404 students took at least one online class at Dominican College of Blauvelt. This is an increase from the 355 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 404 196
2016-2017 355 252
2015-2016 276 215
2014-2015 238 200
2013-2014 281 223

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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