University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,950
Graduate Enrollment: 4,166
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 15.07%

Male/Female: 54% / 46% (2017)

First generation college students: 10.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.7% (2006)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2003)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,490
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1410 - 1550

2022 Median Admit ACT: 34
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 32 - 35

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 81.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 75.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 70.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 65.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 65.7%
Black: 3.6%
Hispanic: 12.3%
Asian: 5.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 5.6%
Non-resident alien: 6.1%
Unknown race: 1.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $76,883
In-State tuition: $58,843
Out-of-State tuition: $58,843

Estimated books and supplies: $1,250 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,304 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,950 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $16,304 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,950 (2022)

Average Family Income: $136,004 (2017)
Median Family Income: $112,232 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 10.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 29.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $201 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,918
$30k-48k $8,482
$48k-75k $14,582
$75k-110k $22,568
$110k+ $46,178

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 90%
6-year graduation rate: 96%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,125 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 93.3% (2015)
@3 year 94.5% (2017)
@5 year 95.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 89.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 87.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $65,627 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $83,696 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 26 $24,000 $201 $73,602 ($6,134) $80,329 ($6,694)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 78 $19,250 $201 $42,512 ($3,543) $65,050 ($5,421)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
First Professional Degree Law. 192 $1,461 $87,091 ($7,258) $127,146 ($10,596)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 26
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 1
Master's Degree Computational Science. 31
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 60 $19,500 $201 $30,874 ($2,573) $60,383 ($5,032)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 39 $18,800 $199 $49,336 ($4,111) $59,713 ($4,976)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 62 $20,750 $220 $14,449 ($1,204) $54,374 ($4,531)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 6
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 22 $58,995 ($4,916) $85,994 ($7,166)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 26 $17,103 $181
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 9
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 19 $75,205 ($6,267)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 10
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Music. 19
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 75 $18,520 $186 $24,542 ($2,045) $33,478 ($2,790)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 38 $65,451 ($5,454) $84,414 ($7,035)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 49
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 285
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 94 $19,000 $201 $70,563 ($5,880) $89,081 ($7,423)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 81
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 218 $19,000 $201 $88,688 ($7,391) $111,893 ($9,324)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 28
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 32 $78,201 ($6,517) $109,779 ($9,148)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 77 $19,000 $201 $78,006 ($6,501)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 20 $18,625 $183
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 29 $28,419 $301 $61,452 ($5,121) $71,931 ($5,994)
Master's Degree Architecture. 17 $905
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 31 $19,250 $193 $33,406 ($2,784)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 115 $19,000 $201 $85,284 ($7,107) $118,767 ($9,897)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 5
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 30
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 88
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 112 $19,500 $207 $21,166 ($1,764)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 44 $19,000 $201 $61,425 ($5,119) $87,725 ($7,310)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 12
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 87 $19,000 $201 $73,435 ($6,120) $106,786 ($8,899)
Master's Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 30
Doctoral Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 61 $19,000 $201 $64,488 ($5,374)
Bachelor's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 17
Master's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1
Doctoral Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 6
Bachelor's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 4
Master's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 4
Doctoral Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 22
Master's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 23 $574 $55,366 ($4,614)
Doctoral Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 28 $20,793 $220
Master's Degree Philosophy. 11
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 5
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. 1
Master's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 10
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 46 $19,000 $195 $46,078 ($3,840)
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 77 $45,293 ($3,774)
Doctoral Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 23 $59,180 ($4,932)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 13
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 27 $21,500 $228 $87,137 ($7,261)
Master's Degree Physics. 12
Doctoral Degree Physics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 94 $19,015 $197 $36,031 ($3,003) $66,756 ($5,563)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 11
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 14
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 13 $55,714 ($4,643)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 27
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 202 $19,965 $201 $76,355 ($6,363) $100,568 ($8,381)
Master's Degree Economics. 2
Doctoral Degree Economics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 181 $19,000 $201 $59,194 ($4,933) $68,814 ($5,735)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 15
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 10
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 45 $19,800 $210 $39,427 ($3,286) $71,102 ($5,925)
Master's Degree Sociology. 3
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 42 $20,250 $204 $53,724 ($4,477) $65,839 ($5,487)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 65 $19,000 $201 $34,397 ($2,866) $56,230 ($4,686)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 57
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 59 $19,000 $201 $60,267 ($5,022) $73,166 ($6,097)
Bachelor's Degree History. 31 $19,000 $201 $42,645 ($3,554) $63,592 ($5,299)
Master's Degree History. 7
Doctoral Degree History. 10
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 8
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 4
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 81 $19,000 $178 $77,114 ($6,426) $96,794 ($8,066)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 14
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 36 $20,100 $143 $68,384 ($5,699) $85,090 ($7,091)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 5
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 15
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 20
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 23
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 16
Master's Degree International/Global Studies. 36
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 38 $19,000 $201 $80,753 ($6,729) $101,471 ($8,456)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 10
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 13
Master's Degree Engineering Science. 46 $504 $86,369 ($7,197) $89,548 ($7,462)
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 23 $25,000 $178 $59,337 ($4,945)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 122 $19,000 $200 $78,299 ($6,525) $89,369 ($7,447)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 8
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 11
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 21 $21,040 $223 $80,901 ($6,742)
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $134,208
Full time faculty: 88%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 9.0

School's endowment start of year: $12,319,422,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $18,385,354,000 (2022)