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University of Notre Dame


Visiting And Contact Information

220 Main Building

Notre Dame, IN 46556

United States

Phone: 574-631-7505

Fax: 574-631-8865


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 98
% Submitting Score:44%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:660 - 750
     Math Middle 50%:680 - 770
     Writing Middle 50%:650 - 750
% Submitting Score:56%
     ACT Middle 50%:32 - 34
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:90%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:98%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:42%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 17,647
Total applicants who are accepted: 3,936
Total of accepted students who enroll: 2,070
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 99%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $75.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Action Notification Date: 12/21
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 01/01
Regular Notification Date: 04/10
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 12 months
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Important
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Important
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is not accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:2
     Academic Electives:3
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:20
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:4
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • SAT:
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    660 - 750
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    680 - 770
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    650 - 750
  • ACT:
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    32 - 34
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
  • Regular Application Deadline:
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