What Will I Pay?
A Notre Dame Education is Within Reach
Families are often surprised at how affordable a Notre Dame education can be. To give you an idea of the financial aid resources you may receive and the remaining cost to your family, see the chart below. This shows the need-based University scholarship, student loan, and employment offered, and the estimated annual out-of-pocket cost to your family.
2022-2023 Academic Year Tuition and Fees: $60,301 + Room and Meals: $16,710= $77,011
The estimated cost for books, personal expenses, and transportation is $3,200 for a total of $80,211.
2022 Incoming First-year Class
|Loan and/or Student
|$40,000 - $65,000||122||$74,700||$2,150||$3,350|
|$65,000 - $80,000||60||$70,300||$3,700||$6,200|
|$80,000 - $100,000||79||$66,500||$2,950||$10,750|
|$100,000 - $140,000||156||$60,100||$4,450||$15,650|
|$140,000 - $180,000||143||$51,850||$4,700||$23,650|
|$180,000 - $250,000||174||$39,050||$2,900||$38,250|
The figures above include median need-based University Scholarships, Federal Pell, and Supplemental Grants.
*Most who qualify have two (or more) children in college and average assets.
For more information, please visit financialaid.nd.edu.
Three Family Examples
Income is only one factor we consider when determining financial aid. We also review household size, number of family members in college, assets, and special circumstances. These three examples show students who enrolled at Notre Dame in the fall of 2022 who paid much less than the published price of tuition and fees because of need-based scholarships and grants.
Household Income: $40,000
- $76,750Scholarships & Grants
- $1,000Loan/Student Employment
- $2,450Family Cost
Household Income: $100,000
- $66,500Scholarships & Grants
- $2,950Loan/Student Employment
- $10,750Family Cost
Household Income: $180,000
- $51,850Scholarships & Grants
- $4,700Loan/Student Employment
- $23,650Family Cost
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