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Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

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The expenses of a university can be too much to handle for many people, however, that should not be the reason for you to not consider the option. NDNU understands that, and hence, offers multiple gift aid and self-help aid options to its students. NDNU financial aid options include scholarships, grants, student loans among other things.

To avail federal grant options, the students are required to fill the FAFSA form during their admission process and renew it every year.


The Notre Dame De Namur University offers various types of Scholarships:

  • Ralston Presidential Scholarships: This scholarship is provided to students according to academic excellence. The eligibility criteria required for this scholarship is that the students need to show leadership and community service experience. Award amount for this scholarship ranges from $2,000 and an internship with NDNU president, vice president, or dean.

  • Belmont Scholarships: This scholarship is provided to students based on academic records of high school and ACT/SAT scores.Awards amount ranges from $18,000 (freshmen) or $12,000 (transfers) per year.

  • Catholic Schools Scholarships: Catholic students are provided this scholarship opportunity annually. Students are nominated by catholic high school. Students should have financial needs and should portray a commitment to service and academic excellence. Award amount is up to $4,000.


Federal Grants

  • Pell Grants: Federal Pell Grant is given to students based on financial need and students are decided on the basis of EFC mentioned in FAFSA. Award amount may vary depending upon the change in EFC and can be up to $6,195.

  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG): Grant is provided to students based on financial need and amount may vary.

State Grant

  • Cal Grant: This Grant is provided to students who are residents of California and require financial support for education. These Grants are provided by the California student aid commission. The award amount may vary according to EFC.

Institutional Grant

  • Notre Dame De Namur Grants: Notre Dame De Namur University provides grants to students on the basis of financial need. EFC is taken into consideration by FAFSA. Award amounts may vary.

For more details on grants, please visit the website.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Notre Dame De Namur University provides multiple aids to students on the basis of their academic excellence and several other eligibility criteria. Total aid awarded comes up to $15,457,682 and the percentage of students who applied for it receive the aid is 78%.

  • Federal Grant average aid is $4,767, with the percentage of students receiving it standing at 57%.

  • Pell Grant average aid is $4,564 and the percentage of students receiving it is 57%.

  • 46% of students receive State Grants that contain an average aid of $6,154.

  • Institution Grant average aid worth an average of $19,564 is received by 98% of students applying for it.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Federal aid is provided to students on the basis of family income bracket. Notre Dame de Namur University provides aid to students so that they are able to complete education without any hassle. The Federal aid for the family income is based on the family income bracket as decided. These aids keep on changing as per the decided income bracket.

For the range between $0-30,000 the aid amount is the highest which is $29,985. Slight change is observed in the aid amount when the range is $30,001-48,000 the amount comes up to $30,731. For an income range $48,001-75,000 the aid provided is $26,759. When the income range increases the aid amount decreases to $24,393. When the range becomes $110,000 and more the aid amount becomes $17,044.

Student Loans for Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU)

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Students Taking Out Loans


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The student loans, unlike the other financial aid options that we have spoken about earlier, are self-help aids and need to be returned to the lenders, mostly with interests, which is why students are suggested to be more careful while choosing these options. Even though NDNU offers different sources of student loans, including private loans, it is advisable for students to first consider federal loan options. Here are some of the loans that are available to students of NDNU:

  • Federal Direct Loans
  • GRAD PLUS Loan

To know more about undergraduate loan options, click here.

To know more about graduate loan options, click here.

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