University of Notre Dame: Ranking & Review

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Notre Dame Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 65 99
Top 1%

University of Notre Dame Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate19%19%19%
Applicants19,5649,8139,751
Admissions3,7021,8911,811
Enrolled undergraduates2,0511,0381,013
Enrolled total (including graduate students)12,4676,7625,705

286 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

152 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores747
Percent of students submitting SAT scores36%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
715
Math
730

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,609
Percent of students submitting ACT scores78%
ACT Composite
33

University of Notre Dame Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $69,395 $69,395
Off-campus $69,395 $69,395
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,890 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Notre Dame provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,445 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $50,988 $50,988
Fees for full-time undergraduates $507 $507
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $2,125 $2,125
Tuition for Full-time graduates $50,864 $50,864
Fees for full-time graduates $472 $472
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $2,826 $2,826

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 687 533 1,220
Engineering 346 111 66 523
Legal Professions and Studies 37 206 243
Social Sciences 200 20 22 242
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 177 9 22 208
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 82 42 9 133
Education 1 117 118
Theology and Religious Vocations 20 81 12 113
Psychology 88 8 15 111
Physical Sciences 31 19 48 98
Mathematics and Statistics 56 29 9 94
Visual and Performing Arts 83 6 89
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 82 82
Health Professions and Related Programs 62 62
English Language and Literature & Letters 38 10 13 61
History 35 12 13 60
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 37 8 2 47
Architecture and Related Services 31 14 45
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 32 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies 15 6 8 29
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 25 25
Natural Resources and Conservation 18 18
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total2,1461,0624453,653

A total of 2,146 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Notre Dame.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,507 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate95%95%96%
  • Full-time retention rate - 98%

General info

Alternative namesFighting Irish
ND
Notre Dame
Founded1844
MottoVita, Dulcedo, Spes
Life, Sweetness, Hope
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,967
Instructional FTE1,241
Research FTE290
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.nd.edu
Address400 Main Building
Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5746315000
Fax+1 (574) 631 6947

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