Dominican University

Is Dominican U a Good School for the Money?

Dominican University Value Report

What is a Dominican U degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Dominican U with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Illinois, Dominican U Offers Good Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% Illinois Value
Top 50% Illinois Quality

Dominican University is ranked #20 out of #61 in Illinois for quality and #22 out of #52 for Illinois value.

This makes it a good quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  22 out of 52
Great Value
State Value Score  57.69 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Dominican U offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Dominican University is ranked #252 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Dominican University is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  252 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  82.88 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
University of Illinois at Springfield $104,961 A
The Master’s College and Seminary $118,706 A
Dominican University $123,297 A-
Elmhurst University $130,326 B
University of Lynchburg $137,114 B-
University of Alabama in Huntsville $148,765 D+
Arcadia University $158,162 D
The King’s College $161,366 D
Saint Francis University $166,622 D-

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $123,297 For That Piece of Paper

The average Dominican U student's degree will cost an estimated $123,297. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $29,011 and a typical 4.25 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $29,011
Average Years to Graduate 4.25
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $123,297

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Dominican U net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Dominican U cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$114,546 In-State With Aid
$202,049 Avg Cost No Aid
4.25 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Dominican U value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $202,049 #749 C
All Students $123,297 #252 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $114,546 #292 A-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $202,049 #24 C
All Students $123,297 #22 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $114,546 #23 C+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Illinois.

About 100% of Dominican U students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Dominican U financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Dominican U cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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