Notre Dame is rated among the nation’s top 25 institutions of higher learning in surveys conducted by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Niche, 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.
Notre Dame Law School is rated 20th by U.S. News & World Report.
The Mendoza College of Business is ranked No. 2 nationally for its undergraduate program by Bloomberg Businessweek in its 2016 survey of top business programs. The program also is ranked No. 2 by Poets & Quants in its inaugural 2016 survey of top undergraduate business schools.
Notre Dame established the first programs in law, engineering, and architecture at an American Catholic institution of higher learning.
Faculty in the College of Arts and Letters have earned 61 fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1999, more than for any other university in the nation over that time.
Twenty-four 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’s Medieval Institute was the first in the United States, and the University also founded the first publication series dedicated specifically to medieval topics.