University of Notre Dame

Academic Highlights

  • All students in their first year enroll in the first-year program where they receive one-on-one academic advising that will help them prepare for their intended major. After the first year, students choose among the five undergraduate colleges for the remainder of their studies: School of Architecture, College of Arts and Letters, Mendoza College of Business, College of Engineering, and College of Science.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1.

  • 75% of students study abroad at one of more than 50 study abroad programs, and the costs associated with studying abroad during the academic year can be covered by need-based financial aid.

  • The Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement advises students competing for national fellowships that fund travel, research, and graduate school.

  • Pre-Professional advising is available for students interested in pursuing careers in the health professions.

  • 86% of undergraduate students participate in research projects or internships before graduation.

  • Students have the opportunity to take advantage of academic support resources for first generation and low-income students, such as: AnBryce Scholars Initiative, Balfour-Hesburgh Scholars Program, Science & Engineering Scholars Program.