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


The University of Notre Dame accepts both the Common Application and the Coalition Application. You may apply at or Please note that the application deadline is November 1 for Restrictive Early Action or January 1 for Regular Decision. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions must have all of the following items before beginning the application review:

  • The Notre Dame Writing Supplement via the Common Application or Coalition Application. 
  • Results of your ACT or SAT assessment scores
  • Official high school transcripts or record of academic achievement in secondary school
  • A letter of evaluation from a high school teacher in a core academic subject area who knows you well
  • Counselor evaluation (recommended, not required)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75

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