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University of Notre Dame Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 23 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 2 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

44% Women
56% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Big East Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Division I-A Independents

  • Football

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $268,937)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $209,472)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 190 135 - -
Baseball 35 - - Yes
Basketball 13 19 - Yes
Fencing 33 24 - -
Football 105 - - Yes
Golf 11 6 - Yes
Ice Hockey 28 - Yes Yes
Lacrosse 49 31 - Yes
Rowing - 59 Yes -
Soccer 29 26 - Yes
Softball - 21 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 36 25 - -
Tennis 18 8 - Yes
Volleyball - 15 Yes Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - Yes Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Squash - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.4%
Hispanic 8.0%
Non-resident alien 7.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 73.9%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 3
Liquor Law Violation 24
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 7
Property Crime 63
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Marcus from WI
  • 5
  • Dorm Life at Notre Dame is a unique experience. All undergraduate dorms are single-sex. That can make it a bit tough at first to find friends of the opposite gender,…

  • Mar-29-2012 Read More
  • Alexa from Camas, WA
  • 4
  • Dorm communities are very close-knit overall. Students are randomly assigned to dorms in the first year, and the majority choose to stay in that dorm for four years. Also, not…

  • Apr-22-2012 Read More
  • Therese
  • 5
  • Dorm life is perhaps the best part of the campus community spirit. First year students are randomly assigned a dorm, but quickly grow loyal to their new home. One of…

  • Aug-13-2015 Read More
  • NotreDame15
  • 5
  • all of the dorms are single-sex. parietals are also enforced (more or less), meaning boys can't be in girls' rooms and girls can't be in boys' rooms past a certain…

  • Feb-20-2012 Read More
  • Kathryn from Palatine, IL
  • 5
  • Dorm life is pretty amazing for a lot of people. The dorms are all single-sex, which may sound strange, but actually works out quite well. The dorms become communities, almost…

  • Jul-31-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Therese
  • Aug-13-2015 I am a current student here

    The two dining halls on campus have loyal followings. There are north dining hall people and south dining hall people.

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  • 5
  • William from Mc Kenzie, TN
  • Nov-13-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I don't think I'm exaggerating when I say that the south dining hall is a four-star restaurant.

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  • 4
  • Nicholas from Windermere, FL
  • Mar-20-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The Dining room is huge. The food is amazing and everything is cooked to perfection. Almost like a buffet, but not completely.

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  • 5
  • Albert
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    We have one of the best dining halls in the country, and if you're creative, it's hard to get sick and tired of the food.

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  • 5
  • Adele
  • Nov-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Lots of good choices. Some local food. My favorite are the pasta bars.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Overland Park, KS
  • Oct-22-2013 I am a current student here

    The dining halls serve delicious, home-cooked food. Food of all types is served, and gluten free and vegan options are always present. The salad bars are always freshly stocked and the food is always hot. The lines are generally short, and even on big game weekends the workers keep everything running smoothly and efficiently.

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  • 5
  • Kathryn from Palatine, IL
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    ND's food has been rated as some of the best in the nation repeatedly in recent years, and it deserves its rating. There are so many options, and a lot of quality breakfast, lunch, and dinner foods, both prepared and untouched for use by the students. There are all different kinds of cuisines offered each day, and several others are on rotation throughout the month (i.e. Indian, Mediterranean, fajita night). The meal plan includes 14 meals a week and $350 in flex points each semester. Flex points can be used at the convenience store on campus, at all the different cafes and on-campus restaurants (including starbucks), and at the 24-hour university-owned pizza place. It's great.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Kathryn from Palatine, IL
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life does not exist at ND, but the dorms are such tight knit communities, it almost feels like it does sometimes.

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  • 0
  • Gail from Jacksonville, FL
  • Apr-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Notre Dame doesn't have Greek Life, but you don't really need it. The dorms can be your Greek Life if you want them to be, or you don't need a Greek Life at all.

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