University of Notre Dame

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$50,988
3.68% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$27,453
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
0.723%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
18.9%
19,564 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
12,467
98.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
95.2%
1,920 Graduates

About

University of Notre Dame is a higher education institution located in St. Joseph County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Notre Dame were General Finance (285 degrees awarded), Accounting (162 degrees), and General Economics (146 degrees).

In 2017, 4,254 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Notre Dame. 46.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,825 degrees), 7.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (403 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Notre Dame is $50,988, which is $24,488 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Notre Dame is $50,988, which is $24,488 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,453.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,988
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Notre Dame was $50,988. The cost of tuition at University of Notre Dame is $24,488 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$27,453
2017 Value
2.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Notre Dame had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,453. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Notre Dame grew by 2.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,358
Room and Board
$1,050
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Notre Dame was of $14,358 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,050. The cost of room and board increased by 3.7% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at University of Notre Dame received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.
0.723%
2016 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Notre Dame was 0.723%, which represents 12 out of the 1659 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 19,564 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.302% annual growth. Out of those 19,564 applicants, 3,702 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 18.9% acceptance rate.

There were 12,467 students enrolled at University of Notre Dame in 2017, and 36% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Notre Dame has an overall enrollment yield of 55.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

18.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
3,702
Accepted Out of 19,564

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Notre Dame was 18.9% (3,702 admissions from 19,564 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 18.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.302%, while admissions grew by 1.31%.

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SAT Scores

36%
Submission Percentage
747
Scores Submitted

36% of enrolled first-time students at University of Notre Dame in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Notre Dame has a total enrollment of 12,467 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Notre Dame is 12,255 students and the part-time enrollment is 212. This means that 98.3% 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 65.6% White, 9.45% Hispanic or Latino, 4.57% Asian, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 0.176% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0481% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Notre Dame in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (37.3%), followed by White Female (31.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.47%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (35.1%), followed by White Female (23.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Notre Dame, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,467 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Notre Dame is 12,255 and the part-time enrollment is 212. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at University of Notre Dame are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

98%
2017 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 98%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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
  1. White
    8,178
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,178
  3. Asian
    570

The enrolled student population at University of Notre Dame is 65.6% White, 9.45% Hispanic or Latino, 4.57% Asian, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 0.176% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0481% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 114 students (0.914%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 328 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Notre Dame. The majority of degree recipients at University of Notre Dame are white (2,825 degrees awarded). There were 7.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (403 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Notre Dame is General Finance (285 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (162 degrees) and General Economics (146 degrees).

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 Language & Linguistics (170 degrees awarded), Theology (142 degrees), and Legal (243 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Elementary & middle school teachers (101,867 people), Clergy (80,652 people), Postsecondary teachers (79,850 people), Other managers (62,246 people), and Software developers (50,586 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Language & Linguistics (170 degrees awarded), Theology (142 degrees), Legal (243 degrees), Math & Statistics (164 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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

The most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Language & Linguistics (170 degrees awarded), Theology (142 degrees), Legal (243 degrees), Math & Statistics (164 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees).

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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 Elementary & secondary schools (200,034 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (137,036 people), Religious organizations (95,569 people), Computer Systems Design (76,033 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (53,305 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Notre Dame are Language & Linguistics (170 degrees awarded), Theology (142 degrees), Legal (243 degrees), Math & Statistics (164 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (41 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 285 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 162 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 146 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Notre Dame was General Finance with 285 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 2,291
  2. 1,963

In 2017, 2,291 degrees were awarded to men at University of Notre Dame, which is 1.17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,963).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 240 degrees were awarded to men at University of Notre Dame in General Finance, which is 2.73 times more than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 116 degrees were awarded to women at University of Notre Dame in Accounting, which is 0.829 times less than the 140 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

91%
100% Completion Time
97%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 91% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Notre Dame is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.208% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,825 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    403 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    194 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Notre Dame is white (2,825 degrees awarded). There were 7.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (403 degrees).

1.62% of degree recipients (69 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,590 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,235 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    217 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Notre Dame is white male (1,590 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,235 degrees).

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Operations

University of Notre Dame has an endowment valued at nearly $9.68B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.18B (12.1%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Notre Dame had a total salary expenditure of $1.17B. University of Notre Dame employs 415 Professors, 305 No academic ranks, and 276 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Notre Dame are Male Professors (340), Male Associate professors(181), and Male No academic ranks (175).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Notre Dame are: Service, with 1094 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 787 employees, and Management with 607 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.68B
2017 Endowment
10.7%
growth from 2016

University of Notre Dame has an endowment valued at about $9.68B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Notre Dame grew 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.4B 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. $99.4M - Federal
  2. $803k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Notre Dame received $99.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $803k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$500M
2017 Salaries
4.78%
growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Notre Dame paid a median of $500M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.17B) and a 4.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.038% decline from 2015 and a 4.01% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$150M
Instructional Salaries
1,188
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Notre Dame paid a total of $150M to 1,188 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
415 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1094 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Notre Dame were Professor with 415 employees; No academic rank with 305 employees; and No academic rank with 276 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Notre Dame were Service with 1,094 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 787 employees; and Management with 607 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Notre Dame was Male Professor with 340 employees, Male Associate professor with 181 employees, and Male No academic rank with 175 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Notre Dame.

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