How to apply

We encourage you to apply online via the Common Application website at or the Coalition Application website at It’s quick, easy, and secure. 

The Common Application and Coalition Application are online-only applications and are not available in paper form. After the application is submitted electronically, portions of the application like letters of recommendation and transcripts can still be sent to complete your application.

Notre Dame writing supplement

You must submit the Notre Dame writing supplement in addition to the Common Application or Coalition Application; this form is available to registered members of either website and must be completed online. The writing supplement is submitted separately after the application.