University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana
4-year Private university


University of Notre Dame is a private institution established in 1842 with suburban setting located at Notre Dame. It is ranked 18 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $53,391 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,576. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#18 in National Universities
Location Notre Dame, Indiana
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1842
Selectivity High
Size Medium
8,576 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/ Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $53,391
Outstate Tuition Fee $53,391
Room and Board Fees $15,410
$71,600 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


19% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
4.11 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$47,455 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$38,673 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $71,801
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Besio Family Scholarship
Total Worth $25,000 per year
Eligibility Students must be College of Engineering or College of Business intents
Minimum Criteria Based on outstanding academic achievement, character, and community service.
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Brennan Family Scholars Program
Total Worth $25,000 per year
Details Students must fall within top five percent of admitted class; must demonstrate financial need.
Edward W. Devine Scholarship
Total Worth $25,000 per year
Details Students must fall within top ten percent of admitted class; must be non-traditional in enrollment profile to Notre Dame; must demonstrate financial need.


8,576 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
98% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
95% Students graduate within 6 years