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    The University of Notre Dame

    Any Given Day

    There are no ordinary days at Notre Dame, only extraordinary ones. Watch as our students chart paths through labs and libraries, dance lines and yard lines, on campus and beyond.

    This is a day in our life at Notre Dame. What will yours be like?

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  • By the Numbers

    See the profile for the Class of 2016, including admissions statistics, academic profile and important dates and deadlines.

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12,004 Students
8,452 Undergrad
3,552 Graduate
1,547 Doctorate
  • 48% are in the top 2% of their class
  • 89% are in the top 10% of their class
  • 51% are male
  • 49% are female
  • The Mid 50%
    received scores of 1350-1490
    on the Math + Critical Reading components of the SAT
  • The Mid 50%
    have ACT scores of 31-34
  • 90% were involved in community service
  • 75% participated in varsity athletics
  • 39% were active in the performing arts
  • 33% participated in student government
  • 40% Midwest
  • 21% East Coast
  • 13% West
  • 12% Southeast
  • 7% Southwest
  • 6% Abroad
  • 1% US Territories

100% of
First Year Students Live on Campus

In one of 29 single-sex residence halls, along with 80% of sophomores, juniors, and seniors - many of them choose to stay in their dorm for all four years.

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We Meet 100% of Every Student's Demonstrated Need

  • 75% of students received some type of financial aid last year
  • 45% of first year students received university gift aid

and Inclusion at Notre Dame

At Notre Dame, we embrace an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. Viewpoints are broadened, real-world issues are confronted, and a global community is strengthened by the goodwill of our most valuable resource - the challenged student.

  • 97% of first year students return
    for their second year.
  • 95% of students
    graduate on time.
  • 98% of graduates are traditionally placed in careers, graduate schools, or service opportunities within six months of graduation.