Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, CA, USA
3.51 Average Rating

Founded by two nuns, Notre Dame de Namur University is a Catholic school in Silicon Valley and the third oldest college in California. NDNU is home to schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education granting bachelor’s degrees in 15 areas of study. Additionally, the university has been designated an Hispanic-serving institution as well as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institution and was the first school in California to grant a bachelor’s degree to a woman. As a Catholic university, NDNU celebrates mass three days per week.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
86%
Out of State Students
13%
0
100
97%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 910
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,614
Total Number of Undergrads
927
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
43%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
53%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,167
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$34,910
Out-of-State Tuition
$34,910
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,338
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
24
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Philadelphia
Sacramento
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$54,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.51 Average Rating
I find the school to be a magnificent school. It is a small campus and due to its location, the school is very quiet and relaxing. The people are friendly and very proud to be part of the school.
Yrel from San Francisco, CA
This place is my new home. Everyone knows who everyone is and where we are, all the time. The simplicity of the school is my favorite part.
Eleni from San Mateo, CA

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