Academics

Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a unique academic environment. Enriched by Catholic intellectual and cultural traditions, it is a place that throughout its history has promoted excellent teaching.

At Notre Dame, you can join a community of students, teachers, scholars, and researchers committed to advancing its rich Catholic mission of “Learning to think rigorously, so as to act rightly and to serve humanity better.” (Pope John Paul II) At Notre Dame, you will find a diverse community of students, teachers, scholars, and researchers who, whatever their beliefs, are committed to that mission.

Community of Scholars

As an undergraduate at Notre Dame, you will transition into academic life by participating in the First Year of Studies. You can then discover the wealth of the University’s academic opportunities in the varied majors, minors, and programs offered by Arts and Letters, Business, Science, Engineering, and Architecture. You can learn in some of the most advanced academic facilities available anywhere such as the Jordan Hall of Science and the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts. You can also begin to discover a larger world by participating in one of Notre Dame’s 44 international study programs, as well as one of many exciting and expanding undergraduate research opportunities.

As a professional degree candidate in Law, Business, or Architecture at Notre Dame, you will find academic rigor, liberating discoveries in classrooms and studios, skilled mentoring by accomplished practitioners, and the ethical responsibility that belongs to Catholic professional education.

As a graduate student at Notre Dame, you will be mentored in a community of scholars, scientists, and artists that works at the highest level and engages in many collaborative projects across disciplines. Notre Dame’s numerous centers and institutes provide essential support for some of these multidisciplinary collaborations.

Colleges and Schools

Architecture

Prof. John Stamper was selected as one of @NotreDame's 2014 Featured Faculty! He was recognized during the football game this past weekend.

Arts and Letters

Business

The @nd_mba Diversity Conference Gender Dynamics in the Business Environment takes place Oct. 3. Everyone's welcome! http://t.co/LY20hOdgdc
Oct 1
Volare Oakbrook Terrace, 1919 South Meyers Road, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181

Engineering

An innovative young engineering educator, Laurel Riek is headed to 2014 Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium! http://t.co/URaB15rQew

First Year of Studies

#ND2018, let's make this Friday the biggest turnout for the South Bend Bus Tour ever. This event is for first-years! https://t.co/51y1UhOvtX

Graduate School

Stop sexual violence on campus--how? Join the conversation w/ Dr. Stackman tomorrow at 1 pm to find out. Register: http://t.co/Vut7xwNlYF

Law

Congratulations to @NDLaw student Paul Quast winning second place in Religious Liberty Student Writing Competition http://t.co/m13u3Z5T8N

Science

Centers and Institutes

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