Departments, Colleges, and Schools

School of Architecture

Established in 1898
2013 Enrollment: 182 undergraduate, 43 graduate, 225 total

College of Arts and Letters

Established in 1842
2013 Enrollment: 2,013 undergraduate, 1,128 graduate, 3,141 total

Mendoza College of Business

Established in 1921
2013 Enrollment: 1,971 undergraduate, 673 graduate, 2,644 total

College of Engineering

Established in 1873
2010 Enrollment: 1,118 undergraduate, 485 graduate, 1,603 total

College of Science

Established in 1865
2013 Enrollment: 1,225 undergraduate, 550 graduate, 1,775 total

First Year of Studies

Established in 1962
2013 Enrollment: 2,086 undergraduate students

The Graduate School

Established in 1918
2013 Enrollment: 2,413 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 Institute for Medieval Studies was the first in the United States, and the University also founded the first publication series dedicated specifically to medieval topics.