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University of Notre Dame Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

115 Main Building Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-6436
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University of Notre Dame
  • Located in Notre Dame, IN
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 12,292 students enrolled
  • 19% admitted
  • $49,685 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Irish18
  • Nov-07-2016 I am a current student here

    Admissions is competitive so you probably want to be either the jack of all trades or extremely qualified in one area. ND puts more emphasis on legacy status than most schools. Early Action has a higher admit rate but it is also significantly more competitive than regular admission. That said, I would recommend applying Early Action but I wouldn't worry if you have to wait until regular decision.

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  • Therese
  • Aug-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Show what you can bring to the community. Be open to personal growth and discernment.

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  • Joey from Windermere, FL
  • Dec-27-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    As Notre Dame does not conduct interviews, writing good essays is key to your acceptance. Rewrite, rewrite, rewrite!

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  • Nicholas from Windermere, FL
  • Mar-20-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Apparently Notre Dame is one of the hardest schools to get into. You must be a well rounded student, grades, Test scores(SAT/ACT), and be involved in your community with sports or services.

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  • Albert
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Visit campus before anything else, and be aware that you're going to be stuck inside the Notre Dame bubble for a good chunk of your time here. Be wary of the single-sex dorms as well. Bundle up.

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