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  • 89% of the students are from outside the state of Indiana. 
  • 6.1% of the students are from outside the US.

University of Notre Dame


  • University of Notre Dame is a private Roman Catholic university in Notre Dame, Indiana, just northeast of South Bend and 90 miles from Chicago.  Map.
  • The University is divided into four undergraduate colleges - the College of Arts and Letters, the Mendoza College of Business, the College of Engineering, and the College of Science.  Notre Dame also has a Graduate School, Law School and School of Architecture which offer graduate degrees.
  • The University of Notre Dame enrolls approximately 8,477 undergraduate students. 
  • 48% of students at University of Notre Dame receive financial aid.
  • Read about faith and service at Notre Dame.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 14% of students at Notre Dame have family incomes below $60,000.
  • 12% of students at Notre Dame receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.


    Racial Diversity
    African American 4%
    Asian American 7%
    Caucasian 76%
    Hispanic 9%
    International 3%
    Native American 1%


    Gender Ratio
    Female 48%
    Male 52%



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School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Suburban
  • County population: 250,000


  • 3,647 graduate students
  • 8,477 undergraduates 
  • 2,070 freshmen


  • 19% applicants admitted 
  • 90% in top 10% of HS class 
  • SAT V+M middle 50%: 1380-1510 
  • ACT middle 50%: 32-34