Location
South Bend, IN
Undergrads
8,462
Tuition
$42,971
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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Reviews 1081 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I definitely don't have all the aid I need. I'm going into a lot of debt to attend Notre Dame.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Alcohol is highly prevalent, but drugs are not. You occasionally hear rumors about drug usage, but generally it is not visible in social settings. The administration is more strict on drugs than alcohol, so people are much more discrete if they do drugs.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There is a great diversity on this campus as there should be everywhere.

2 people found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Scholarships: I am just starting the scholarship process.

1 person found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Athletics: I am not active in athletics.

College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: There is night life, to a point. If not nearby, you can always go to the city. Public Transportation is close by.

College Sophomore

Majors: As I am just getting started, I have no basis yet.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: The first internship I had was paid, so that was wonderful. The next one was unpaid. It was a lot of work and one staff person in particular, made my workday hell. Needless to say, I did not stay there very long.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: campus has to be strict regarding drug and alcohol use, as well as students being honest.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are a lot of places, but most are all the same. How much pizza, burgers, etc can you eat. The other thing is that most "nice" places do not stay open late. That can be a problem that leaves you with Jack in the Box and McDonalds as your only choices.

5 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Considering its huge price tag, Notre Dame was very generous in the financial package that I received.

1 person found this useful Report
College Sophomore

Greek Life: Notre Dame doesn't have a Greek life to comment on

4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Notre Dame does a great job in maintaining a respectable level of drug safety, educates its students about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I really enjoy the campus housing atmosphere, very friendly and engaging

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: Notre Dame has very high standards for its students, academic and otherwise

3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The surrounding areas are not very safe, especially at night

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Definitely needs some work, but great potential

College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I live on-campus so I do not know.

3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: A bit difficult considering Indiana's strict underage drinking laws

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: On-Campus Transportation would be nice considering the size of the campus.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: I love Notre Dame football!!!

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: South Bend isn't exactly a thriving metropolis, but it's okay.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Athletics: Notre Dame's varsity athletics teams are typically vying for conference or national championships and, if possible, intramural athletics are just as competitive as the varsity athletics. So many of the students here starred in sports in high school and chose to attend ND because they preferred to pursue academics rather than go to a small Division I program.

5 College Junior

Academics: No university in the world mixes Catholic teaching of the humanities with teachings such as business, science and engineering

1 person found this useful Report
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"Wonderful," "amazing," "special," "family"-these are the most common words that students use to describe their times at Notre Dame. The University has a unique atmosphere that is embraced by many; the campus is basically self-contained, the dorms are all very close-knit, and there are truly strong connections between students. While the weather may test your survival skills and the administration may try your patience, the Notre Dame experience is unlike any other you'll ever have. The school's tradition and history create an environment where you'll feel welcomed the moment you step foot on campus.

Notre Dame is not an easy school, and it's important to remember that academics are huge. Above all else, you need to be willing to study and focus, or you're not going to make it through the University's workload. Students here are universally dedicated to their studies, and campus life reflects it. This is not a party school. Students may find themselves frustrated by the value system or the lack of outside activities. The best recommendation for Notre Dame is to visit and check out campus life firsthand. Often, the atmosphere alone is enough to sway your feelings one way or the other.

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