Notre Dame of Maryland University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Notre Dame of Maryland University Admissions Overview:

Since it has an acceptance rate of 59%, Notre Dame of Maryland has generally accessible admissions. Students will typically need test scores and grades that are at least average to be admitted. Students can submit applications through the school, or with the Common Application. Check out Notre Dame's website for more information.

Admissions Data (2016):

Notre Dame of Maryland University Description:

Notre Dame of Maryland University is located on a historic 58-acre campus on the northern edge of Baltimore. The university borders Loyola University Maryland, and Johns Hopkins University and Morgan State University are both a couple miles away. Notre Dame of Maryland University has gone through many changes since it first opened its doors in 1873, and today the school is made up of the undergraduate women's college, a co-ed college for working adults, a graduate studies division with a focus on professional fields such as education, business, and nursing. The undergraduate women's college offers 29 majors as well as 5-year BA/MA and BA/MAT programs. Academics are supported by small classes and a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. As a Catholic university, Notre Dame focuses on educating the whole student -- intellectual, spiritual, professional, and public. Student life is active with 40 clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the NDMU Gators compete in the NCAA Division III Colonial States Athletic Conference for most sports. The university fields eight intercollegiate teams. Popular sports include swimming, basketball, cross country, and volleyball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,532 (874 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 5% Male / 95% Female
  • 59% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $35,019
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,446
  • Other Expenses: $1,166
  • Total Cost: $48,831

Notre Dame of Maryland University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 59%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,773
    • Loans: $7,915

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Liberal Arts, Nursing

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 40%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 50%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Volleyball
  • Women's Sports: Swimming, Basketball, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Notre Dame and the Common Application

Notre Dame of Maryland University uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: