What Others Say About Us

We can talk to you all day about the merits of a Dominican education, but we know that a lot of people are also interested in hearing what others think. 

We're proud to show you just some of the things accreditors, employers and publications say about the quality of the experience you'll receive at Dominican.

U.S. News & World Report

  • #19 among Midwest Regional Universities
  • #8 Best Values
  • #7 Best Colleges for Veterans
  • #27 in Library and Information Studies
  • #12 in Library Services for Children and Youth
  • #66 in Social Work

Washington Monthly

  • #63 Best Bang for the Buck - Master's Universities


  • Top Catholic Colleges list


  • #15 Bachelor's in Legal Studies


  • Illinois Colleges of Distinction list


  • #3 Most Beautiful U.S. College Campus

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

  • Top 5% of Business Schools Worldwide

Council on Social Work Education

  • CSWE-accredited Graduate School of Social Work
  • Among 16 U.S. programs given a gerontology specialization grant 

MB Financial Bank

  • Exclusive partnership with Dominican students

Teach for America

  • Exclusive traditional university partner in Chicago area

Chicago Teaching Fellows

  • Exclusive alternative certification university partnership


  • The Higher Learning Commission
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • American Dietetic Association
  • NCATE Accredited School of Education