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


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


Don't miss the opportunity to hear Jordan Kassalow of VisionSpring, keynote for @IrishImpact_SE Conference, 5:30 p.m., Sept. 17 at Mendoza


McCloskey Dean of Engineering Peter Kilpatrick elected as chair of Global Engineering Dean's Council.
Sep 16
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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!

Graduate School

Network like a Pro! includes food & drink with expert instruction on networking. Seats are limited. Register today!


#NDLawProf Kent Hull to argue an appeal before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on 9/18. The case Wagoner v Commissioner, IDOC.


Centers and Institutes

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