Dominican College of Blauvelt

Orangeburg, NY 10962

The Dominican College of Blauvelt is a private institution in Orangeburg, New York. The Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt founded the college in 1952 as a three-year liberal arts college. It was originally a Catholic institution for religious women. However, the college began accepting all women, regardless of their religious beliefs, in 1957. The college became co-educational in 1967. The Dominican College campus includes multiple buildings spanning 64 acres of land in suburban Orangeburg. Orangeburg is about 17 miles from New York City. The nursing programs are among the most popular programs offered at the Dominican College of Blauvelt. Financial aid programs are also available, with 100% of incoming full-time freshman receiving some form of financial aid. 

The school offers four BSN programs and a master’s program. The BSN options include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN programs. These programs were accredited by the CCNE in 2001. All nursing programs are staffed by experts with advanced nursing degrees. The traditional BSN program includes a full-time schedule with classes offered five days a week. The accelerated BSN program offers two different scheduling options. Students may apply for the weekday option, which takes 12 months to complete. There is also a weekend option that takes 24 months to complete, allowing students to continue working full time during the work week.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. Accelerated BSN
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 109
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 20

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Dominican College of Blauvelt

Nyack College
2.49 miles away
Mercy College
4.64 miles away
College of Mount Saint Vincent
10.04 miles away
Concordia College-New York
10.27 miles away
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
11.63 miles away
The College of New Rochelle
13.92 miles away
Felician University
14.93 miles away
Teachers College at Columbia University
16.84 miles away
Columbia University in the City of New York
16.98 miles away
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
17.38 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading400 to 480
SAT: Math400 to 490
SAT: Writing390 to 480
ACT Composite17 to 21
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$14,983
30k to 48k$16,663
48k to 75k$19,918
75k to 110k$24,342
Over 110k$25,850
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $803.00 $803.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $868.00 $868.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted [...]

New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in [...]

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing
Dominican College of Blauvelt
470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962

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