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Dominican College of Blauvelt Overview

Located in Orangeburg, New York, Dominican College of Blauvelt is a private not-for-profit institution. 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.

What Is Dominican College of Blauvelt Known For?

358 Undergraduate Awards
$33,775 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Dominican College.
  • In 2019-2020, 36% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Dominican College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $56,562 a year. That's about 39% more than their peers at other schools.

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Dominican College of Blauvelt Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Dominican College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Most Popular General Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#101 Best Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Dominican College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities Graduates College Factual
#5 Highest Paid History Education Graduates College Factual
#14 Highest Paid Special Education Graduates College Factual
#22 Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates College Factual
#28 Highest Paid Education Graduates College Factual
#98 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Teaching Degree Search

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into Dominican College?

You can apply to Dominican College online at:

Admission Requirements for Dominican College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Dominican College?

75% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
Dominican College has an acceptance rate of 75%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.

Can I Afford Dominican College of Blauvelt?

$33,775 Net Price
70% Take Out Loans
5.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Dominican College is $33,775. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 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 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Dominican College of Blauvelt Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,222 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,310 undergraduate students at Dominican College, with 1,222 being full-time and 88 being part-time.


There are also 414 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,222 full-time undergraduates at Dominican College, 34% are male and 66% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dominican College of Blauvelt students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 76
Black or African American 208
Hispanic or Latino 457
White 313
International Students 34
Other Races/Ethnicities 134

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Dominican College of Blauvelt. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 17 countries are represented at Dominican College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Mexico, and Spain.

Online Learning at Dominican College of Blauvelt

121 Took All Classes Online
257 Took At Least One Class Online
-11.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 257 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Dominican College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 31st most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Dominican College

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Dominican College of Blauvelt was $30,720 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Dominican College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
General Social Sciences #46 #43

Online Growth Rankings of Dominican College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Dominican College of Blauvelt was -11.3%. This is the #2,006 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Dominican College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Dominican College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 34%
Business, Management & Marketing 22%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 21%
General Psychology 50%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 21%
Psychology 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Dominican College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Dominican College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Social Sciences #92
Communication & Media Studies #241
Communication & Journalism #370
General Psychology #370
Social Sciences #489

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Dominican College of Blauvelt Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 113 79 8 200
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 34 34 70 138
General Social Sciences 0 62 0 0 62
Business Administration & Management 0 21 11 0 32
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 29 0 0 29
Special Education 0 0 22 0 22
General Biology 0 18 0 0 18
General Psychology 0 14 0 0 14
Allied Health Professions 0 11 0 0 11
Communication & Media Studies 0 9 0 0 9
Social Work 0 8 0 0 8
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 7 0 0 7
International Business 0 6 0 0 6
Computer Information Systems 0 6 0 0 6
Finance & Financial Management 0 4 0 0 4
General English Literature 0 4 0 0 4
History 0 3 0 0 3
Liberal Arts General Studies 3 0 0 0 3
Accounting 0 2 0 0 2
Marketing 0 2 0 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 0 2
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 3 355 146 78 582


*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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