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University of Notre Dame

220 Main Ave, Notre Dame, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    4,522
  • Class Notes
    2,804
  • Textbook Notes
    810
  • Study Guides
    908
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,907
  • Previously Enrolled
    996

Overview of University of Notre Dame (ND)

About this school

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842, is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. It seeks to be the world's foremost Catholic university. It continues to increase its resources, both human and physical, to provide an outstanding education for all its students. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business Administration, Engineering, and Science and the School of Architecture. Its 1,250-acre campus, with a dominant Victorian Gothic architectural style, is located in Notre Dame, five miles outside South Bend.
  • Website


    www.nd.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Co-ed

  • Graduate Students


    3,891

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:8,576
    • Men:4,503 Men (52.5%)
    • Women:4,073 Women (47.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (ND)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Notre Dame is most difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is not accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
-
-
History
2
4
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Required for some
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone
(574) 631-7505
Fax
(574) 631-8865
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 10
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 21

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
19% of 19,567 applicants were admitted
Women
1811 applicants were admitted
Men
1891 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,066 (56%) of 3,702 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,017 (56%) of 1,811 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,049 (55%) of 1,891 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
690-770 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
70%
• Score 600 - 700
26%
• Score 500 - 600
3%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
65%
• Score 600 - 700
31%
• Score 500 - 600
3%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
32-34 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
89%
• Score 24 - 29
10%
• Score 18 - 23
1%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (ND)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $53,391 (74.36%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,410 (21.46%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,050 (1.46%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,950 (2.72%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Notre Dame accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 28
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001840
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,432 (69.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,020 (71.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,020 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,005 (98.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$47,455
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 980 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,673
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 842 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,036
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 166 (16.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
47 (2.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,299

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,937 (58.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,135 (83.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,135 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
4,089 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,410
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,014 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,921
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,446 (83.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,210
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 656 (15.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
388 (4.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,517

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,254
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (ND)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


1,188

Part-Time Faculty


160

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


79%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 8% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 44% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
232
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Notre Dame provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


98.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


92.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


94.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


95.0%

Programs & Majors (ND)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (57)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Science

Master's Programs of Study (62)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Database Systems
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geosciences
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Industrial Design
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Affairs
  • Italian
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Parasitology
  • Photography
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Religion
  • Romance Languages
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Theology
  • Writing

Campus Life (ND)

Location & Geography

Population


5,973

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


1,250 acres

Weather


Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 79.5 average high in September
Rain
126 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in South Bend
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in South Bend

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


79% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Leprechaun
School Colors
Gold and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Golf

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Golf

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Notre Dame offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, marching band, circle k, finance club, notre dame/st. mary's right to life

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,557

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
8,576
Women
4,073
Men
4,503

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.3% Asian
  • 4.1% Black/African-American
  • 11.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 73.5% White
  • 0.6% Unknown

International Students


6.1% from 68 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


3,891

Student Resources (ND)

Study resources