Dominican College of Blauvelt

Dominican College of Blauvelt Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Dominican College of Blauvelt Ranked?

2022 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 67 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is rehabilitation and therapeutic professions.

Overall Quality

Dominican College is ranked #840 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Dominican College held the #1,245 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Dominican College also holds the #89 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 75%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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Dominican College of Blauvelt Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Dominican College of Blauvelt is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  38 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Dominican College of Blauvelt

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Dominican College of Blauvelt enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Dominican College this rate is 31%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100

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Dominican College of Blauvelt Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,310 undergraduates at Dominican College with 1,222 being full-time and 88 being part-time.

How Much Does Dominican College of Blauvelt Cost?

The overall average net price of Dominican College is $20,859. 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 +
$16,935 $18,485 $19,611 $25,408 $26,473

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Dominican College, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $8,203 a year. That adds up to $32,812 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Dominican College is 7.7%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Dominican College make around $46,300 per year during the early years of their employment. 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

Dominican College of Blauvelt is a private not-for-profit institution located in Orangeburg, New York. The suburban atmosphere of Orangeburg makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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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, 352 received undergraduate degrees and 82 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 107 $83,823
General Social Sciences 65 $28,719
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 37 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 23 $30,119
General Biology 21 NA
General English Literature 15 $33,993
Business Administration & Management 11 NA
Social Work 11 $28,960
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 NA
Communication & Media Studies 9 $27,126

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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 257 students took at least one online class at Dominican College of Blauvelt. This is a decrease from the 489 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 257 121
2018-2019 489 185
2017-2018 404 196
2016-2017 355 252
2015-2016 276 215

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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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