Graduate Program Tuition & Financial Aid

The value of a Dominican College graduate education can be seen throughout your professional life as you become a leader in your field. It is a valuable investment in the pursuit of your continued success.


Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) $976 per credit
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) $976 per credit
All other programs: $900 per credit
Graduate Audit Fee: $750 per course
General Fees:
Application fee $50
Registration: Full-time (more than 12 credits) $430/term
Registration: Part-time $200/term
Replacement of I.D. cards $20
Graduation Fee $200
In addition to the general tuition and fees described above, students should anticipate the following estimate of annual expenses associated with attending the College during the 2014-2015 Academic Year.
Books $1,450
Transportation $1,700
Personal Expenses $1950

For specific tuition information, fee schedules, or financial aid information, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions

Financial Aid

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Students enrolled in a graduate program at Dominican College, may be eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To apply for federal aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually at

Our school code for the FAFSA is 002713.

Types of Aid Available for Graduate Students

        • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans are available to students enrolled at least half-time  in required coursework per semester. Students enter repayment six months after they graduate or cease half-time enrollment.
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        • Federal Graduate PLUS Loans are available to master’s degree and graduate certificate students who need funding beyond the Direct Unsubsidized Loan. You must also be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, as well as be matriculated and attending at least half-time.
        • TEACH Grants are available to students in certain education majors pursuing a master’s degree; other eligibility requirements and a service obligation apply.
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        • The Brother James Kearney Scholarship for the Blind, provided by the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, Inc., awards grants up to a maximum of $15,000 per year. The scholarship aims to help make undergraduate and graduate education affordable for financially needy tri-state area students who are legally blind or severely visually impaired and capable of college-level study.
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        • A Rockland County Government Employee Discount is provided in the amount of $400 for every 3-credits taken online or in the classroom.
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        • Alternative Loans: Several major banks offer educational loan programs at conventional or reduced interest rates. Please consult with your bank to see if such a plan is available.
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Speak to us about applying for a Graduate Program at Dominican College today!

Contact Christina Lifshey today for more information about applying to a graduate program.

Christina Lifshey

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions