The Dominican University is a public university located in River Forest, Illinois. It was founded by Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli in 1848 as St Clara Academy, and changed its name to reflect the administrative staff, who had always been dubbed brothers and sisters of the Dominican Order. A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... River Forest is a wealthy suburban village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... State nickname: The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th) - Land 143,968 km² - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... A young Fr. ... The Order of Preachers (Ordo Praedicatorum), more commonly known as the Dominican Order, is a Catholic religious order. ...
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Founded in 1901, DominicanUniversity is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
Dominican offers 50 undergraduate academic programs in the Rosary College of Arts and Sciences and 15 graduate programs through the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the School of Business, the School of Education, the Graduate School of Social Work and the Institute for Adult Learning.
In the 2005 issue of America’s Best Colleges, US News and World Report again ranked DominicanUniversity in the top tier of Midwest master’s level universities and as a "best value" for the seventh consecutive year.
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