Semester Programs

Dominican Exchange

Dominican Exchange PDF Interested in studying in a new setting for a semester? 
If yes, then the Dominican Exchange Program through Aquinas College could be right for you.
Through its sister-school relationship with fellow Dominican-rooted institutions around the country, our students can experience another campus for a semester while remaining an Aquinas student. As a guest student, participants are able to enroll in any class offered at the host campus, providing they meet the course prerequisites. As such, this program is an excellent alternative for students on an accelerated or exacting academic plan. Selection to the program is competitive as participation is limited to two students per campus per year; participants must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA to be eligible.
Who:     Full-time Aquinas Students of at least sophomore status with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
What:    The opportunity to spend a semester at one of AQ's sister universities while still remaining an AQ student.
Where:    Dominican University in San Rafael, California; Barry University in Miami, Florida; St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, New York
Why:     Expand your horizons by studying at another university's campus for a semester while working toward your AQ degree.
When:    Each fall or spring semester
Cost:    Each student pays a $500 administration fee, Aquinas semester tuition, plus the room and board fees to the host university. Financial Aid and scholarships apply.
Apply:    Select a school for more information on the program and how to apply.

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Barry University

Barry University is liberal arts university in the Dominican Tradition located in Miami Shores, Florida. Every year, approximately 8,500 students enroll in this diverse learning environment. There are more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs offered, including education, health sciences, law, and many others. Take a virtual tour of campus. The Barry community is diverse, giving all members opportunity to learn about various cultures and perspectives. Students are drawn from 49 states and 80 countries. For the last six years in a row, U.S. News and World Report 2004 Best Colleges Edition ranked Barry as having the highest campus diversity among all schools of its size in the South.

Barry University offers over 80 majors to choose form, including Criminology, Education, International Studies, Marine Biology, Modern Languages, Pre-Law, Sports Management, and preparation for graduate study in the field of Medical, Dental, Veterinary and Podiatric. For a complete list of all undergraduate field of study, please visit

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Dominican University

Dominican University of California is an independent university of Catholic heritage located just north of San Francisco in nearby San Rafael. Our peaceful, tree-lined campus is the ideal setting for the personal attention and support you receive with our 11:1 student-faculty ratio. Our proximity to San Francisco and the Bay Area means we also offer the academic resources, global opportunities and cultural diversity of a larger, higher-profile university. Result: a small school with a world view - and the best preparation for a successful career and life after college in the global community.

Dominican offers 30 undergraduate majors and programs, including Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Digital Art, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Music, Nursing, and Psychology. A complete list of majors is available online at

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St. Thomas Aquinas College

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a four-year liberal arts school located in Sparkill, New York, just 20 minutes north of New York City. St. Thomas Aquinas College offers 31 undergraduate programs and has an approximate enrollment of 2,200 students. Take a virtual tour of campus.

There are 32 programs of study available through St. Thomas Aquinas College, including Art Therapy, Romance Languages, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Marketing, Medical Technology, and Recreation & Leisure Studies. A complete list of majors is available in the online College Catalog at