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Take your goals to the next level. With Dominican’s seamless admission experience, transferring is easy.

Your Future Begins Where You Finish

You’ve got ambition, big dreams and valuable experience. Transfer students like you are among the highest achieving members of the Dominican University community.

That’s because, at Dominican, we make transferring seamless, so you can focus on what matters most: finding your path, landing your dream job and changing the world. We’ll start charting that course together from Day One.

Whether you’re transferring from one of our partner community colleges or finishing your degree, you’ll fit right in—like you’ve been here all along.

Choose from 50-plus career-focused majors.

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You earned those credits. Keep them.

Our membership in the Illinois Articulation Initiative means you’ll maximize your transfer credit. Use simple online tools like Transferology or our transfer guide to see what you can expect.

How to apply

One-on-one support

Schedule a one-on-one consultation with a dedicated transfer counselor who will help you draw up a road map specific to your goals.

Meet your admission team

We reward your hard work

At Dominican, you’ll find nearly a dozen transfer-specific scholarships.

This is no spectator sport

You may be new, but you aren’t left out. Even when transferring as a junior, you’ll still have time—and be encouraged—to seize big opportunities, from our Honors Program to our research and service-learning programs.

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You Belong Here

Welcome to the place where your passion meets today’s biggest challenges. There’s no better way to experience why Dominican is different than by visiting. This beautiful wooded campus is just 10 miles west of Chicago—connected to all that city opportunity, yet home to serious academics in safe and supportive surroundings. It’s the best of both worlds.

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Connect with Us

From fun on-campus and virtual admission events to tours and personalized visits, there are so many ways to connect with us and learn about life at Dominican. We can talk you through the financial aid process, put you in touch with our students and professors, and more.