University of Notre Dame

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$59,794
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$28,474
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.264%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
12.9%
26,509 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
13,105
97.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
96.3%
1,969 Graduates

About

University of Notre Dame is a higher education institution located in St. Joseph County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at University of Notre Dame were General Business Administration & Management (283 degrees awarded), Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (213 degrees), and Financial Mathematics (101 degrees).

In 2022, 4,755 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Notre Dame. 45.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,147 degrees), 6.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (487 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Notre Dame is $59,794, which is $29,644 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Notre Dame is $59,794, which is $29,644 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,474.

In 2022, 60% of undergraduate students attending University of Notre Dame received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$59,794
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Notre Dame was $59,794. The cost of tuition at University of Notre Dame is $29,644 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$28,474
2022 Value
6.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Notre Dame had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,474. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Notre Dame grew by 6.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,304
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Notre Dame was of $16,304 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of Notre Dame received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.264%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Notre Dame was 0.264%, which represents 4 out of the 1517 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Notre Dame received 26,509 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.1% annual growth. Out of those 26,509 applicants, 3,421 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 12.9% acceptance rate.

There were 13,105 students enrolled at University of Notre Dame in 2022. 36% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Notre Dame has an overall enrollment yield of 59.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

12.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,421
Accepted Out of 26,509

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Notre Dame was 12.9% (3,421 admissions from 26,509 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 15.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.1%, while admissions declined by −3.96%..

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SAT Scores

36%
Submission Percentage (2022)
731
Scores Submitted (2022)

36% of enrolled first-time students at University of Notre Dame in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Notre Dame had a total enrollment of 13,105 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Notre Dame is 12,809 students and the part-time enrollment is 296. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at University of Notre Dame are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Notre Dame, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.06% Asian, 5.06% Two or More Races, 3.59% Black or African American, 0.153% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.122% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Notre Dame in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (34.1%), followed by White Female (29.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.01%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.3%), followed by White Female (22.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.77%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Notre Dame in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,105 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Notre Dame is 12,809 and the part-time enrollment is 296. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at University of Notre Dame are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Notre Dame was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of Notre Dame had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,862 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,532 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    663 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Notre Dame is 60% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.06% Asian, 5.06% Two or More Races, 3.59% Black or African American, 0.153% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.122% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 158 students (1.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 389 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Notre Dame. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Notre Dame is white (3,147 degrees awarded). There were 6.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (487 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at University of Notre Dame is General Business Administration & Management (283 degrees awarded), followed by Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (213 degrees) and Financial Mathematics (101 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Notre Dame, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Math & Statistics (314 degrees awarded), Theology (141 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (120 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Software developers (475,669 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (348,024 people), Other managers (339,957 people), Civil engineers (279,658 people), and Mechanical engineers (205,438 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame in 2022 are Math & Statistics (314 degrees awarded), Theology (141 degrees), Language & Linguistics (120 degrees), Legal (230 degrees), and Engineering (560 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Math & Statistics (314 degrees awarded), Theology (141 degrees), Language & Linguistics (120 degrees), Legal (230 degrees), and Engineering (560 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Computer Systems Design (510,756 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (429,032 people), Construction (294,814 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (282,850 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (261,161 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Math & Statistics (314 degrees awarded), Theology (141 degrees), Language & Linguistics (120 degrees), Legal (230 degrees), and Engineering (560 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Notre Dame.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 260 degrees awarded
  2. 245 degrees awarded
  3. 177 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Notre Dame was General Finance with 260 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,572
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,183
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,572 degrees were awarded to men at University of Notre Dame, which is 1.18 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,183).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 243 degrees were awarded to men at University of Notre Dame in General Finance, which is 3.86 times more than the 63 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 104 degrees were awarded to men at University of Notre Dame in Law, which is 0.972 times less than the 107 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

93%
100% Completion Time
97%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 93% of students graduating from University of Notre Dame completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 97% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 97% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (98.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Notre Dame is Female and Asian (98.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.609% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,147 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    487 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Notre Dame is white (3,147 degrees awarded). There were 6.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (487 degrees).

0.82% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    1,757 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,390 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    248 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Notre Dame is white male (1,757 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1390 degrees).

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Operations

University of Notre Dame has an endowment valued at nearly $17.1B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNB (−8.26%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Notre Dame had a total salary expenditure of 1.4B. University of Notre Dame employs 440 Professors, 365 No academic ranks and 275 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Notre Dame are Male Professor (352), Male No academic rank (206), and Male Associate professor (175).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Notre Dame are: Service, with 1,158 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 956 employees, and Management with 613 employees.

Endowment

$17.1B
2022 Endowment
6.99%
decline from 2021

University of Notre Dame has an endowment valued at about $17.1B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Notre Dame declined 6.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.7B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $133M - Federal
  2. $554k - State
  3. $96k - Local

As of 2022, University of Notre Dame received $133M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $554k from state grants and contracts, and $96k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$605M
2022 Salaries
8.34%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Notre Dame paid a median of $605M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($1.4B) and a 8.34% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$189M
Instructional Salaries
1,278
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Notre Dame paid a total of $189M to 1,278 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
440 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1,158 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Notre Dame were Professor with 440 employees, No academic rank with 365 employees, and Associate professor with 275 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Notre Dame were Service with 1,158 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 956 employees, and Management with 613 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Notre Dame was Male Professor with 352 employees, Male No academic rank with 206 employees, and Male Associate professor with 175 employees.

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