Campus

Information for Guidance Counselors

We understand the vital role that counselors play in helping students find the college that fits them best.

Let us assist you in helping your students to better understand all that Dominican College has to offer.

Our Campus

Dominican College is located in Rockland County, 17 miles north of New York City and approximately three miles north of Bergen County, New Jersey. This convenient suburban location offers easy access to the outstanding cultural and educational resources of New York City. The College is also an easy drive from West Point, outlet shopping in Paramus and Woodbury, and major sporting venues such as Met Life stadium, Madison Square Garden, the Prudential Center, Barclays Center, Citi Field, and Yankee Stadium. Learn more about our campus >

Honors Program

Our highest achieving students have the opportunity to intensify and enrich their undergraduate education by joining the Honors Program. There are several ways to enter the program. All incoming freshmen with a high school GPA of at least 3.00 and a combined English and Math SAT of 1100 are formally invited to join the Honors Program. Invitations are also extended to freshmen who have a GPA over 3.30 after their fall semester at the college. Finally, any student who has a GPA above 3.30 and is able to complete two honors designated courses as well as the six-credit honors project sequence is encouraged to apply to the Program Director for admission into the program. Learn more about the Honors Program >

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center helps students transition from college to professional life. Due to our convenient location, our students have numerous internship opportunities. Our students have completed successful internships at the following organizations, among many others:

  • Official Offices of Rockland County and Orange County
  • Various State and City Police Departments
  • St. Dominic’s Home
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
  • Emmis Communications
  • Nathan Kline Institute
  • Head Start of Rockland and Orange County
  • Octagon, Inc.

Athletics

The College’s NCAA Division II athletic program is recognized as one of the finest in the region, among small colleges. In 2013 the women’s  program won a third straight Alfred R. Restaino Sr. Cup, an award given annually to the most successful athletic programs in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). The men’s program finished second. Learn more about the Athletics Program >

Divison II Men’s Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

Division II Women’s Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Student Activities

The Office of Student Activities hosts many activities and programs that support student learning and encourage a sense of community. Some events include Family Day, Fire in the Sky, Spirit Week, and Spring Fest. Learn more about activities >

Residence Life

Our three Residence Halls offer singles, doubles, triples, and suites. Our facilities are more than just places to stay. Resident students are part of a stimulating community where they can comfortably live and learn. We are proud to offer guaranteed housing for all four years. Learn more about Residence Life >