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Dominican University College

Dominican University College is a dynamic and human institution which offers the highest level of education. This is thanks to a dedicated team of teachers that are passionate about the study fields of philosophy and theology. At the Dominican University College, students take part in an eight hundred year tradition of study and research. They acquire a solid education that will follow them in life, whatever career they choose. They’ll also be part of the College’s great family, where they’ll always be welcome.

Dominican University College, first established in Ottawa in 1900, by the Canadian Province of the Dominican Order, is one of the oldest university colleges in the nation’s capital. Its educational roots lie in the studium generale of 1260 at the very beginning of the development of universities in Europe. With its specialization in philosophy and theology, Dominican University College is devoted to the search for truth in an environment which nourishes critical thinking, amicable dialogue and a unique educational experience.

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Dominican University College

96 Empress Avenue
K1R 7G3 Ottawa, Ontario

Reviews by students

Brian   |   7/13/2009
Wonderful place where the faith mets the intellect. The friars gather for daily office three times per day along with mid-day mass. The intellectual rigor has traces of trivium - logic and rhetoric. The building is reminiscent of medieval times - stone walls with turrets and inner quadrangle. The collegiality is multilingual - French and Eng...
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