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Working with you to craft the best possible combination of resources to make your Dominican education affordable.

The Office of Financial Aid is here to assist you in accessing the resources that will help you pay for your college education. We follow federal, state and university policies to allow our students to achieve and exceed their educational goals. Use this website as a resource for questions about how to apply for aid, how aid can be used to study abroad, and how to update your information if your family’s financial situation changes. Be sure to contact us if you have any questions, need more information or would like to meet with us. Our staff of financial aid professionals will work with all students and their families on any questions they may have during the financial aid process. We are located in Lewis 115 and can be reached at (708) 524-6809 or via email at

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FAFSA Simplification

Due to the passing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Simplification Act on December 27, 2020, as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, the FAFSA is changing for the 2024–2025 aid year.

You can expect the following changes:

  • The 2024–2025 FAFSA will not be available until December 2023.
  • The 2024–2025 FAFSA determines your financial aid eligibility for the fall 2024, spring 2025, and summer 2025 terms.
  • The FAFSA application process will be streamlined and easier for students to complete.
  • New terminology will be added to the FAFSA.
  • Eligibility for federal financial aid will be expanded.

Learn more.

Student Loan Repayment Pause Ends August 30, 2023

Millions of federal student loan borrowers have had their federal student loan and interest payments automatically suspended during the Coronavirus pandemic pursuant to The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

On August 30, 2023, that relief will come to an end and there will be no more extensions. The Department of Education has announced that interest will resume starting on September 1, 2023, and payments will be due starting in October 2023. Visit ISAC Return to Payment for information.

2023–2024 FAFSA Available

The 2023–2024 FAFSA is available! The FAFSA can be completed online at Dominican University's school code is 001750. Please note you will use your 2021 income information when completing the 2023–2024 FAFSA. Questions? Contact the Office of Financial Aid at

Net Price Calculator

We back up our commitment to personal financial responsibility with our Net Price Calculator, which lets you estimate what you will pay in full-time tuition after factoring in projected financial aid (entering freshmen only).

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