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University of Notre Dame

1,165 reviews
  1. South Bend, IN
  2. 4 Year
#13 in Best Colleges in America
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B-
University of Notre Dame is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
112 N. Notre Dame Ave.
South Bend, IN 46556
Website

University of Notre Dame Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
22%
SAT Range
1340-1520
ACT Range
31-34
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended

Cost

Net Price
$26,088/ year
National
$15,317

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,176/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,245/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,583/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,897/ year
  • $110k+
    $37,946/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.50 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.56 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.56 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,459Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
11%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Catholic.
    15%
  • Intelligent
    27%
  • Passionate
    6%
  • Work hard play hard
    52%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.52 responses
Poll
47%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.101 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Big
    0%
  • Catholic
    60%
  • Community
    33%
  • Incentive--oriented
    7%

After University of Notre Dame

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$69,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
95%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.23 responses

Reviews

1,165 reviews
  • Excellent
    346
  • Very Good
    405
  • Average
    326
  • Poor
    61
  • Terrible
    27
Past students from my program seem to have jobs before or fairly quickly after graduation.
  • College Student
  • 5 months ago
I appreciate the class sizes. However, more class options would be appreciated.
  • College Student
  • 5 months ago
There is a great sense of pride and tradition felt all around campus. Everything comes with a bit of history or its own fun fact.
  • College Student
  • 5 months ago