C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C+
Notre Dame College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference
Address
4545 College Rd
Cleveland, OH 44121

Notre Dame College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
89%
SAT Range
780-980
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Notre Dame College

Cost

Net Price
$19,465/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,468/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,465/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,371/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,328/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,500/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.21 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.20 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.20 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,374Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
52%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Traditional
    50%
  • Mix of all nations coming together
    20%
  • Cocky, thinks they are better than everybody else
    10%
  • Dumb Athletes with some smart people
    10%
  • Non-Traditional On-Line Student
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
83%
of students say they don't have Greek life.24 responses
Poll
40%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
Report
  • Good fit
    77%
  • Bad fit
    8%
  • Boring
    8%
  • Glorified High School
    8%

After Notre Dame College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.16 responses
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Notre Dame College Reviews

264 reviews
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Coming into NDC I had heard mixed reviews. The poor reviews are so false. The campus is beautiful and the seasons you endure here make it so much fun. The professors are here to help you and make sure you succeed well into your profession. The old classrooms make it feel like you go to A prestigious university. The food here... yeah that sucks. Everyone is involved in athletics, so if you aren't an athlete don't come. The parties are extremely underrated. Baseball houses throw the absolute best parties and it is always a good time. The worst parties are usually thrown by the football team. But they still rock. Cleveland Ohio is a happening place to be for not only school but a social life as well! NDC IS THE PLACE TO BE AND THE GIRLS ARE SO HOT! LETS FALCON GO!
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Residence halls are okay. The only good residence halls are the upperclassmen halls of South and North. The amenities in the upperclassmen halls include air conditioning/heating, full size fridge, microwave, living room, and more. The freshman halls are the oldest buildings, have no air conditioning, infested with bugs/mold, and desperately need renovations. Resident halls are all located together and are not that far away from classes and the dining hall. No one really uses the lounges and are mostly quite. The RAs are never around and never help you if you need anything (they purposely hide from their residents). The residence life staff are not good at pairing students with roommates causing many fights among residents. Students steal laundry and don't respect the residence hall or residents living in them. Overall, housing is okay as long as you are in the upperclassmen halls.
I think the dorms on this campus are good for the students and for the size it works. There was a new set of dorms recently built that are very nice and are really like apartment style and they are great! The best part is the residence halls for the most part are close to classes and to the main buildings, which helps when people are running late, they can still be on time. The social atmosphere is great! everyone is really easy to get along with and I have met many great friends in the halls and almost 24/7 we are in the lobby together when we don't have class talking, watching TV and having a good time with each other!