Dominican University (DU) is a leading comprehensive Catholic institution of higher education located in River Forest, Illinois, USA. It offers a range of undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, professional and pre-professional programs) and graduate programs in Business, Education, Organizational Leadership, Library and Information Science, and Social Work.

The University has the following Schools: Brennan School of Business; Graduate School of Library and Information Science; Graduate School of Social Work; Rosary College of Arts and Sciences; School of Education; School of Leadership and Continuing Studies.

Brennan School of Business offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with the following concentrations: accounting, finance, general management, health-care administration, international business administration, and marketing. It also offers the Online MBA degree program with a concentration in general management. The School's Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program provides students with the course work required to be eligible to sit for the CPA examination.

Dominican University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The Graduate School of Social Work was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education in 2004. The Master of Library and Information Science program is accredited by the American Library Association. The accounting and business administration programs in the School of Business are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

The university is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Department of Registration and Education, and the State Approving Agency for Veterans Affairs.


- Dominican University is ranked 19th out of 107 universities included in the top tier. The university is one of four Illinois universities included in the US News ranking of top 20 master’s level universities in the Midwest. In addition, it is listed as one of three Illinois schools offering a “best value” in college education (USNWR 2011).

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