University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN, USA
4.48 Average Rating

The University of Notre Dame was founded in 1842 by members of the Congregation of Holy Cross. It is one of the nation’s top religious schools and holds mass multiple times a day. U.S. News & World Report rates the school as #18 in National Universities. Notre Dame offers study abroad programs as well as Global Gateway centers in Rome, Beijing, London, Jerusalem, and Dublin.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
19%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Fall Regular Decision December 1, 2019 May 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
6%
Out-Of-State Students
92%
78%
Submitting ACT
36%
Submitting SAT
Average SAT Composite: 1486
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,467
Total Number of Undergrads
8,576
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
22%
40-99 Students
12%
100+ Students
2%
0
100
91%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
97%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,768
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$53,391
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$53,391
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$15,410
Books and Supplies
$1050

Aid & Grants

0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
10%
Average Aid Per Year
$39,590
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
10%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,940
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$38,425

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
32%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,600
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$20,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$228
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
53%
47%
Student Organizations
440
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
78%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Leprechaun
School Colors
Blue/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Division I-A Independents

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
New York
South Bend
Washington
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
65%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$98,400
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What Students Are Saying

4.48 Average Rating
Once a Notre Dame student, always a Notre Dame alumni. This school has a huge following and very active alumni. If you are accepted into ND and decide to attend, welcome to the community and family!
Kathryn from Palatine, IL
Students feel like they are immediately a part of the tradition and history of a school that so many people love.
Therese
The University of Notre Dame is a privately funded, Catholic, liberal arts university. It is most well-known for athletics, especially football, ethics and social justice studies, and the Mendoza School of Business. Notre Dame also boasts a beautiful campus and a deeply involved alumni network.
Marcus from WI

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