College Research

Finding a college that is a best fit for a student can be an overwhelming experience.  The best way to navigate this process is by exposing yourself to the differences between colleges.  By knowing the differences, one can start to learn what type of college they are looking for as a best fit for them.  Students at Dominican start this process freshmen year as they use a powerful online college and career research tool called Naviance, and over the next two years a college list is built through this research.

Here are some things to consider when researching colleges to determine what might be a good fit for you:

  • Christian vs. Secular
  • Public vs. Private
  • Coed vs. Single-Sex
  • Small vs. Large
  • 4 year vs. 2 year
  • Location
  • Majors Available
  • Student Population
  • Extracurricular Offerings
  • Tuition Costs

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