College Spotlight: University Of Notre Dame

The PowerScore College Spotlight gives you a snapshot of a different college or university each week. For more information about each profiled institution, be sure to check out the school’s website.

The University of Notre Dame  is today’s College Spotlight. From the school’s website:

The gilded Golden Dome and statue of Mary atop the Main Building proclaim the Notre Dame campus as a place where faith is treasured and diverse traditions shared and respected. Our students represent all 50 states and over 100 countries. Rigorous academics, NCAA Division I athletics, and numerous events and activities create an environment in which our students are ignited with a passion to learn and to live to their fullest capacity. Notre Dame is one of the few universities to regularly rank in the top 25 in the U.S. News & World Reportsurvey of America’s best colleges and the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings of the best overall athletics programs. Founded in 1842, Notre Dame stands on 1,250 acres considered by many to be among the most beautiful possessed by any university in the nation. From the collegiate Gothic architecture and park-like landscape to exquisite outdoor sculpture and breathtaking views, Notre Dame’s campus is a visual splendor. Notre Dame has a unique spirit. It is traditional, yet open to change. It is dedicated to religious belief no less than scientific knowledge. It has always stood for values in a world of facts. It has kept faith with Father Sorin’s vision.  

Type of school: Private

Setting: Suburban, small city

Size: 8,452 (total undergraduate enrollment)

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,020

Student-to-faculty ratio: Not given.

Acceptance percentage: 24%

Tuition and fees: $42,971 (2012-2013)

Room, board, and additional expenses: $14,384 (2012-2013 estimate for students living on campus)
Address: 220 Main Building, Notre Dame, IN  46556 Phone: 574.631.7505
Twitter accounts: @NDdotEDU
Facebook: University of Notre Dame
All information was gathered from the school’s profile on the website and the school’s website. Please consult the school’s website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information.  To see other schools in the College Spotlight series, click here.