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University of Notre Dame
  • 4 Year
  • NOTRE DAME, IN

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Notre Dame is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Portage Township, Indiana in the South Bend Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,708 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the Notre Dame acceptance rate is 16%. Popular majors include Finance, Economics, and Political Science and Government. Graduating 96% of students, Notre Dame alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $61,800.

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400 MAIN BUILDING
NOTRE DAME, IN 46556
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Division I-A Independents

University of Notre Dame Rankings

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

ND Admissions

Acceptance Rate
16%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1400-1550
ACT Range
32-35
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$30,536 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$41,252 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
68%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 67 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 90 responses
38%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 90 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,708 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
24
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
10%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Work hard play hard
    38%
  • Intelligent
    23%
  • Catholic.
    13%
  • Passionate
    10%
  • Involved
    7%
  • Well Rounded
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 80 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 133 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Catholic
    35%
  • Community
    29%
  • Tradition
    17%
  • Incredible
    6%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Excellent
    2%
  • Incentive--oriented
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$78,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
96%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 44 responses

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