82%

Acceptance Rate

$25,095

Avg.Financial Aid

001179

FAFSA Code

Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Roman Catholic

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    WASC

  • Website

    www.ndnu.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    1,492

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

Notre Dame De Namur University, commonly referred to as ‘NDNU’ is a private not-for-profit institution, that was previously known as ‘College of Norte Dame’ and was established back in the year 1851. The university is one of the top 3 oldest educational institutions in the state of California. The university was started as an educational institution for women and is the first college in the state to offer Baccalaureate degree programs to Women. In the year 1967, it transformed into a coeducational university.

NDNU is located in San Jose, California, and was previously known as ‘College of Notre Dame’. In 1923, the campus was moved from San Jose to Belmont, California expanding its programs. A Catholic, not-for-private university, it began with offering all undergraduate programs as four-year degrees and since then the university has grown in strength.

Currently, the student population at Notre Dame is 1,492 with the majority of the population being female (66%). The university has a very diverse student base with 45% of students from Hispanic and 20% of them are from white American backgrounds.

The university offers 30 majors in fields that include accounting, communication, business administration to name a few. 

Notre Dame started online courses in 2012, currently, it offers 4 online programs in one major. The online programs of the university are quite popular, and hence it is regarded as one of the best online colleges in California. The online learning management system allows non-traditional students to attend classes and access various information, including course resources, schedules of classes, announcements, and many others.


Notre Dame Accreditation

Notre Dame is regionally accredited and is recognized by Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior Colleges and University Commission

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

1500 Ralston Ave

Rankings

Not only did Notre Dame De Namur University worked to empower women by educating them, it is still regarded as a good university, which is reflected in the fact that it is ranked in multiple categories by the US News & Report. NDNU ranks at

  • 51 in Regional Universities North
  • 31 in Best Value Schools

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    FALSE

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    82%

  • SAT Range

    870 - 1060

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    17 - 21

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $50

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

Notre Dame de Namur University offers a rich variety of programs for full-time day students just starting college or transferring, adults completing a bachelor’s at night, and graduate and credential students. For applying, students need to fill the application form with all the necessary documents before deadlines.

Notre Dame follows a selective admission process which is mildly competitive. You need to have a decent academic background on top of a good SAT/ACT score to get selected.  

The university follows a rolling admission process with no application deadline. A student must also maintain a SAT score range of 870-1060 to be eligible to get into NDNU.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $26,913

  • Average Annual Cost

    $34,910

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,960

  • Other Fees

    $440

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $14,244

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $4,734

Total One Year Cost

$56,288

According to the above table, it is clear that the university is quite affordable and the net price to attend the institution is $26,913 and the average annual cost to attend NDNU is $34,910

A student would also receive necessary financial assistance to pay for the above expenses. In this section, we have provided the clear breakdown cost for bachelors, masters, and other degrees offered.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    59 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    42 Graduates

  • Human Services, General

    25 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    23 Graduates

  • Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

    18 Graduates

  • Sociology

    17 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    15 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    13 Graduates

  • Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

    18 Graduates

  • Sociology

    17 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    15 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    13 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    10 Graduates

  • Music

    8 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    7 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    6 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    5 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    5 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    4 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    3 Graduates

  • History

    3 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

871

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time / Part-time

77% / 23%

Students Gender

Male

34%

US National: 44%

Female

66%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

20%

Unknown

6%

Black

5%

Hispanic

45%

Two or more races

6%

Non Resident alien

5%

Asian

11%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

2%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

83%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$89,560 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,312/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,932/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,932/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Argonaut

School Colors

navy, gold, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

80

Total Female Athletes

82

Intramural Sports

1

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At NDNU, $15,016 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Notre Dame de Namur University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NDNU costs around $4,932 per year. The number of female and male students at the university are 36% and 64%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$23,250 - $33,537

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - $348

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,095

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,767

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,154

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,564

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,985

$30K - $48K

$30,731

$48K - $75K

$26,759

$75K - $110K

$24,393

> $110K

$17,044

To create a pathway for the students who are unable to pursue higher education due to the educational expenses, the university along with various other federal and state institutions provide financial aid to such students. Financial assistance is provided in several forms, namely scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs.

The students interested in financial aid must fill up the FAFSA form. Notre Dame De Namur federal school code is 001179.

The average financial assistance that a student would receive to pursue their education is $25,095.

The Institutional Aids available for the students include Ralston Presidential Scholarship, Emerging Talent Scholarships, Belmont Scholarships, Catholic School Scholarships, NDNU Grant.

The Federal Aids available for the students include Pell Grant, Direct Subsidized loan, Direct PLUS loan, Federal Work-Study

The State Aid available for the students includes Cal Grant. 

The Military Aids available for the students include Tuition Assistance and Post 9/11 GI Bill

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