Dominican University of California is a private, not-for-profit, coeducational university located in San Rafael, California. It was founded in 1890 as Dominican College by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael. It is one of the oldest universities in California. The best way to discover if Dominican is the right place for you is to visit our campus. We offer information sessions and campus tours daily, Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.