Notre Dame is rated among the nation’s top 25 institutions of higher learning in surveys conducted by U.S. News & World Report, Time, Kiplinger’s, Kaplan/Newsweek, Forbes, and others. Notre Dame has been identified as one of the top 10 collegiate workplaces in the country in a survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the leading resource for higher education news and information.
The Mendoza College of Business ranks No. 1 nationally for its undergraduate program by Bloomberg Businessweek in its surveys of top business programs.
Faculty in the College of Arts and Letters have earned 53 fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1999, more than for any other university in the nation over that time.
Twenty-three Notre Dame faculty members, including current President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the nation’s leading learned academy.
Notre Dame established the first programs in law, engineering, and architecture at an American Catholic institution of higher learning.
Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute was the first in the United States, and the University also founded the first publication series dedicated specifically to medieval topics.