Don’t lose these dates.

Print them off, mark your calendars, set reminders on all of your devices.

  • Restrictive Early Action: November 1
  • Regular Decision: January 1
  • Priority Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid: February 15
  • Confirmation Deadline: May 1


  • Complete your application online via the Common Application at or via the Coalition Application at
  • Complete the Notre Dame Writing Supplement via the Common Application or Coalition Application. 
  • Submit your ACT or SAT scores
  • Provide your high school transcripts
  • Two letters of evaluation—one from a guidance counselor and another from a high school teacher in an academic subject area who knows you well
  • Pay your application fee of $75

NOTE: If you are an international student, please visit the International Admissions webpage for additional instructions and information on applying.