Departments, Colleges, and Schools

School of Architecture

Established in 1898
2014 Enrollment: 168 undergraduate, 43 graduate

College of Arts and Letters

Established in 1842
2014 Enrollment: 1,914 undergraduate, 1,128 graduate

Mendoza College of Business

Established in 1921
2014 Enrollment: 2,050 undergraduate, 673 graduate

College of Engineering

Established in 1873
2014 Enrollment: 1,203 undergraduate, 485 graduate

Keough School of Global Affairs

Founded 2014. Opening its doors to students in August 2017.

College of Science

Established in 1865
2014 Enrollment: 1,191 undergraduate, 550 graduate

First Year of Studies

Established in 1962
2014 Enrollment: 2,025 undergraduate students

The Graduate School

Established in 1918
2014 Enrollment: 2,200 graduate students

The Law School

Established in 1869
2013 Enrollment: 548 graduate students

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Leading Higher Education

Notre Dame established the first programs in law, engineering, and architecture at an American Catholic institution of higher learning.

Notre Dame’s History

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Thinking Critically and Ethically

The Department of Philosophy was ranked 14th in the U.S. in a survey of nearly 200 philosophers, and Notre Dame and Yale were cited as the nation's top two programs for the study of the philosophy of religion.

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Studying the Past

The Medieval Institute was the first in the United States, and the University also founded the first publication series dedicated specifically to medieval topics.