Students

Notre Dame is one of a handful of truly international universities, with a student body drawn from all 50 states and 100 countries. About 80% of the undergraduates and 18% of advanced students live on campus, and more than 80% are active in service learning and community volunteer activities. There are no social fraternities or sororities at Notre Dame--the residence hall is the focus of social, religious, and intramural athletic activities.

2011 Freshmen

Mid 50% score range:

Geographic distribution:

41% Midwest, 23 Northeast, 18 West and Southwest, 13 Southeast, and 5 international

Enrollment

Fall 2010
Undergraduate
8,437
Graduate School
2,005
Professional (Law, M.Div., Business, M. Ed.)
1,543
Total
11,985

Degrees Awarded

Summer/Fall 2010, Spring 2011
Baccalaureate
2,078
Master's
951
Doctoral/Professional
189
Doctoral/Research
159
Total
3,377

Achievements

In laboratories, studios, theaters, libraries, and institutes on campus and around the world, Notre Dame students are engaged in a wide array of research, scholarly, and creative projects. They are selected to the leading academic honor societies and have received such prestigious awards as Rhodes, Fulbright, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships and fellowships from the Goldwater, Mellon, and National Science Foundations.

Student Activities

Social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, and governance programs are coordinated and sponsored by more than 350 registered student organizations. All undergraduate student organizations fall under the umbrella of the Student Union. The major undergraduate groups are the Hall Presidents’ Council, Class Councils, Student Union Board, Club Coordination Council, and Student Government. The major graduate organizations are Graduate Student Union, Student Bar Association, Master of Science in Accountancy Association, and the MBA Association.