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

Dean Lykoudis welcomes all #IrishArkies back at the first all-school meeting of the year https://t.co/QSwef90gcT
Sep 23
University of Notre Dame

Arts and Letters

Don't pick a major to train you for a job. Pick one to become a better person. h/t @WIRED https://t.co/xm0WizwxOd https://t.co/BYQEuD5LTV
Aug 28
Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Business

Move in weekend! Welcome, everyone! https://t.co/eMMGTtN4hz
Aug 29
Chicago-Booth Gleacher Center 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, IL 60611

Engineering

First Year of Studies

Graduate School

Law

Are cheerleading uniform designs copyrightable? Prof. @markpmckenna pens SCOTUS amicus brief https://t.co/2cb7a2aTq7

Science

Centers and Institutes

Latest News

More News

Upcoming Events

More Events

Libraries