Who is considered a
A transfer student is anyone who has
completed at least one full-time semester of coursework at another college or
university after graduating from high school.
What are the Transfer
maximum of 70 credits will be accepted from a two-year institution and a
maximum of 90 credits will be accepted from a four-year institution. A minimum
of 30 credits must be completed at Dominican College in order for a degree to
be awarded. See our Articulation Agreements
to learn more.
Why was I asked to submit
my High School transcript?
All students who have completed
under 30 college credits are required to submit Official High School
transcripts. In some cases we may also require SAT or ACT scores.
Do I need to take Placements Exams prior to registering for classes?
Yes. It is required for ALL transfer
students to complete the English placement exam. The Math placement exam must
be completed if required by your program. Note:
ALL Nursing students are required to complete both the Math & English
can I visit Dominican College?
We will be happy to schedule a convenient time for you to visit
Dominican College. Tours are usually given weekdays and some Saturdays, by
appointment. Also, you can attend our Fall and Spring Open Houses. And, you can
always reach us toll free at 1-(866) 4DC-INFO.
Do you provide
Our Learning Resources Center can set you up with a faculty or peer tutor for
help in getting started on an assignment, editing a paper, math tutoring, and
other academic support services.
Does the College offer transfer scholarships?
All full time transfer students are
eligible for a scholarship based on the GPA at their prior institution(s). Please contact
our Office of Admissions (1-866-4DC-INFO) to find out about your academic award
eligibility. Athletic awards are given through the Athletics office by the
coaches and the Director of Athletics. 98% of our students receive some type of
Are other forms of
Financial Aid available?
Dominican College offers need-based grants. In addition, the College
participates in federal and New York State financial aid programs.
Do you offer Housing
for Transfer students?
full time transfer students are entitled to housing. Please call our Office of
Admissions at 1-866-4DC-INFO
for more information and to be connected to the Residence Life Department
What are the costs of
Tuition / Room and Board?
Currently undergraduate tuition for full time students (enrolled in 12 credits
or more) is $11,600 per semester. If enrolled part time (in fewer than 12
credits) tuition is $700 per credit. Cost of Room and Board varies based on a
variety of factors. Please call our Office of Admissions at 1-866-4DC-INFO for
the latest information.
Do you offer Internship opportunities?
Yes. Some majors will allow you to do an internship as early as
sophomore year. You will work with your academic advisor and the Career
Development Center to set up your internship.
How do I know when my application is complete?
Transfer Admissions Counselor will be in touch with you early on in the
admissions & enrollment process. Students are contacted by e-mail,
telephone and regular mail. We will let you know as soon as your file is
complete. You can also check your status on the DC Portal using your Dominican
College ID number.
Do you have support services specifically for
Yes, our two Transfer Counselors, Sr. Carmel McEneany and Valerie Nivar
are located in Doyle Hall. They can be contacted at any time to answer transfer related questions and to help create a smooth transition to Dominican
Sr. Carmel McEneany 845-848-7907
Valerie Nivar 845-848-7909
Are services available for students with
Yes. We have a Coordinator of Special Services who can set up accommodations / arrangements
for students who have special needs.
What is the history of the College?
Dominican is a College with catholic tradition founded by the Dominican
Sisters of Blauvelt in 1952. We have grown to offer over 30 undergraduate and
graduate programs and a doctoral program.