Educating the Mind, Body, and Spirit

We empower brilliant, energetic thinkers who are motivated to change the world.

Why Notre Dame

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Funding Your Future

Notre Dame is committed to making a world-class education affordable. We’ll walk you through the financial aid process and help you understand the funding options available to you.

Aid & Affordability

Real Perspective

Want to know what it’s really like to be a Notre Dame student? Get the real deal from current students on everything from choosing a major to study abroad. Our student writers are experts on the Notre Dame experience so you can get a feel for campus life straight from the source.

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Dates & Deadlines

July 4, 2024
University Holiday/Admissions Office Closed

August 1, 2024
Application Opens 

August 22, 2024
International Student Orientation 

August 23-26, 2024
Move-In and Welcome Weekend

August 27, 2024
First Week of Classes

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Why Notre Dame

Take the next step on a journey of passion and purpose. Notre Dame is where creative intellectuals pursue knowledge in service of the greater good.

Why Notre Dame