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NDNU is a nonprofit private institution that has many majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Belmont, California, in a predominantly suburban area. The Roman Catholic affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Enrollment at Notre Dame de Namur University is nearly a thousand annually.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Notre Dame de Namur University offers:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Public Administration And Social Services
- Health And Clinical Professions
The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 840 - 1060 for the SAT exam and between 18 - 23 for the ACT exam is common among students admitted to this school. This school accepts approximately 70% of applicants yearly. Of those accepted, around 14% of students enrolled. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
Tuition is approximately $33,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's net price calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. The price of on-campus housing is around $8,400 per year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for NDNU is the "Argonauts", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the NCAA. Sports available may include but not limited to:
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
- Soccer (NCAA Division II)
Students can visit the NDNU website to obtain a complete list of programs offered, admissions information, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Notre Dame de Namur University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better feeling of your chances of getting accepted to Notre Dame de Namur University.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
- Letters of Recommendation are Required
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|SAT ® Critical Reading||430 - 550|
|SAT ® Math||430 - 560|
|SAT ® Writing||430 - 510|
|SAT ® Total Score||1290 - 1620|
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||16 - 22|
|ACT ® Math||17 - 24|
|ACT ® Writing||7 - 8|
|ACT ® Composite Score||18 - 22|
Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into NDNU
We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting into NDNU.
|Granted Admissions||1,676 (87%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||172 (10%)|
Notre Dame de Namur University has a total student population of about 2,000, with undergraduate students making up about 59% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$36,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $1,100 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$18,352|
|Receiving Student Loans||80%||$6,418|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 5%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Notre Dame de Namur University may provide student services including:
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
NDNU has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 51%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||41%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||10%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.7%|
NDNU is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Pacific West Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Notre Dame de Namur University for official up-to-date information.